Within 3 days of the summer break, I realised I had made some rookie mistakes. So this is my guide to how NOT to manage the school holidays. Learn from …Read More
If a city break with kids sounds like the worst kind of stress then think again. In the recent Travellers Choice awards launched by Trip Advisor, using data gathered from …Read More
Lets face it, the last thing you have time to do with a new-born is sit at your dressing table prettifying yourself, but you feel like it’s something you …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