I've previously shared my thoughts about the school holidays as a working mum, and whilst it's lovely to have some time off with your kids, it's not that easy when you work. I've been through this several times now and I know first hand that school holidays require a hell of a lot of planning, [...]
Summer is just around the corner, and it’s time to think about where we can jet off with the little ones. There are so many places to choose from it can be overwhelming, but that doesn’t mean you should give up searching! Here are some of my favourite destinations that will keep the little ones [...]
The school summer holidays are almost here, and to be honest they're a bit of an inconvenience when you have to work aren't they?! I wrote this post last year about why the summer holidays are stressful and it's all still true. I'm very jealous of the mums who are all excited about not having [...]
It's that time of the year again when working mums everywhere are begging, borrowing and stealing to try and get childcare sorted for the summer holidays! The summer holidays certainly aren't all fun when you have to work. We're in our second year of school holidays now and it's certainly hard to manage it all. [...]
I can't believe it's September already! Where on earth has this summer gone? Back to school next week, and then darker mornings and colder weather will be on the way. How depressing. Before I start getting sad over the end of summer here's a little round up of what we got up to in August... August [...]
We love our holidays and count ourselves very lucky to be fortunate enough to go away most summers. We haven't booked a package deal for a long time though (I think the last was our honeymoon 9 years ago!) as it is usually much cheaper to do it all yourself. If you're planning a bit [...]
The summer holidays are nearly here and everyone's getting excited about 6 weeks of no school runs and fun days out. Except for working mums. The school holidays when you're a working mum are a new experience - if anything I find them more stressful than term time. Here's my experience of summer holidays when [...]
A handy little list of free summer holiday activities for when you need to drag them away from the iPad or TV...and I promise, no coloured spaghetti in sight!