I’ve hit the school holidays wall

School Holidays; Day eighteen. This was how long it took for me to hit the wall. Truthfully, they were beginning to annoy me by lunchtime on Day 6. But it wasn’t until Day Eighteen that drinking from a bathtub of vodka with a straw began to seem like a good idea. I want to be a mother. I love my children. Why is this happening to me? And I know I’ve beat this drum before but my parents didn’t spend entire school holidays entertaining me, why the hell are my kids demanding it? Am I the only one who doesn’t want to play find the chalk circle amongst all the other chalk drawings on the garden pavement? The days are a long, they feel like groundhog day: Mummy!  Want! Need! Can I have! Me!  Meeeeeeeeee! Ok, it’s not as bad as that but it feels like it at time’s. I know,… View Post

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5 Fun Activities to Keep Kid’s Brains Active During The School Holidays

We are two weeks into the summer school holidays, we are having fun and enjoying relaxing. One thing I am aware of is how easy it is to spend too much time with technology. Everything should be in moderation. It is important that they keep their little brains active.. Here are 5 fun activities which will hopefully help with summer boredom and build up their thinking skills. 1. Visit your local library Visiting your local library with your children is a fun way to spend a morning. Not only can you take out a handful of books, your kids can too. Encourage your children to browse all the books and get them to choose a few of their favourites to take home. Reading is such an easy way to engage their brains during the holidays and if they are lost in a good book, we bet they won’t even realise they… View Post

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