Holidays

Perfect Holiday Location?

by ParentalChoice
in Holidays
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Cornwall: The Perfect Location For Your Baby Holiday When you’re a new parent, you might not even think that a holiday is a possibility. You’d be quite wrong! There are plenty of holiday locations that are designed just for new parents. We contacted our friends at Away with the kids for some suggestions for family ...

How can you get your kids off their screens during a family holiday?

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, Holidays, Family, Children
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As a former teacher, mother of 4 and working as a parent educator for the last 16 years, the whole issue of managing screen time is one I get asked about an awful lot. Skiing over February half term was far and away one of the best bonding family holidays I can remember. In large ...

How to get a real holiday this year

by ParentalChoice
in Work life balance, Nannies, Holidays, Childcare
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Holidays….relaxing, refreshing, taking a well-earned break…..words that perhaps can be associated with holidays but not when you have children!   Aren’t they simply the same old routines but in a different location and without your usual creature comforts (or washing machine!)?! But they don’t have to be! We all use some f...

Child Friendly Holidays – France

by ParentalChoice
in Holidays, Childcare
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As parents in need of a holiday we can spend hours searching for and dreaming of the ideal place to go with our children. We asked Joanne Elliot,  founder of awaywiththekids.co.uk for her tips on child friendly holidays.   Holidays have been a consistent goal throughout my life – an escape from it all even if for a ...

Summer Helli-days are coming!

by ParentalChoice
in special needs, Holidays, Children
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  Thank you to Claire Cook for this fantastic blog. Holidays? Anyone with young children will know that the word ‘holiday’ is a gross misrepresentation of what actually happens. In fact, it should probably be referred to the Advertising Standards Authority! A more fitting description might be ‘Endurance̵...

Why Holidays Matter?

by ParentalChoice
in Holidays, Education, Children
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A big discussion point for all parents with school age children is do you take your children out of school for a holiday?  We all have our own personal views and with the recent case in the High Courts the subject of holidays and school is a hot topic.  Blogger and Teacher, Stacie at Parker & Me ...