Brighton and Hove City Council started a two-year trial of a new two-week half-term this October. We are about to come to the end of the first year’s trial. How did …Read More
By now you’ve made it through most of the week. There is the temptation to over stimulate the kids with an abundance of activities in half-term. But I think kids …Read More
Half-term has begun and while we hope for park weather all week long, so we can suitably tire the little ones out the forecast looks indecisively spring-like. So to avoid …Read More
Its good for us to agree to always be dressed and teeth brushed by say, 10, (I’m not too ambitious – this is the holiday) and to be ready for bed by 8 (even if we agree to a late night).
My children like to have a focused play session, where I am involved, but I don’t have the stamina (or will) to do it all day, so we agree to at least one hour a day of active Mum-play, then they’re on their own.
We will also be diarising time to watch telly in our pajamas. We don’t get much chance to do that during term, and its our favourite!Read More