How to stay sane (and happy) and have a happy half-term.

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!

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