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Ways To Encourage Your Child To Stay Active During The School Holidays

  • June 22, 2018

With the summer holidays coming round quickly (far too quickly for my liking!) are you worried about how to encourage your child to stay active and away from computers and TV screens? It can be hard work for parents to think of enough activities for kids to do to get them outside and burn off some energy, especially if you’re working and relying on childcare for a lot of the >>

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How Working Mums Survive School Holidays

  • May 15, 2018

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, organising and begging for favours from friends and family. In a nutshell school holidays can >>

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A Working Mum’s Thoughts About The Summer Holidays

  • July 17, 2017

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 to rush around every day and get ready early. Imagine having 6 weeks of being >>

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How To Sort Childcare In The Summer Holidays

  • July 4, 2017

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 could do with my own PA to schedule everything. If you still have days >>

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The Summer Holidays When You’re A Working Mum

  • July 13, 2016

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 you’re a working mum… Still rushing No lie-ins or lazy mornings for us. If anything >>

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