Holidays

Are we nearly there yet? A survival guide to holiday car travel

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, Holidays, Family, Children
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Summer is here and it’s possible you may be heading away during the holidays. Many families opt to travel to their holiday destinations in the UK or Europe by car which can be economical and also means you can generally take more luggage. The trick is how to survive holiday car travel without things turning ...

School holiday childcare – costs increasing!

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in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Parenting, Holidays, Childcare
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If like me you have a headache at the thought of where your children will be and with whom over the summer holidays, then the added thought of the soaring cost of school holiday childcare will have you joining me in a darkened room for a lie-down! Unfortunately, here in the South East we are ...

The Benefits of Boredom By Gill Sims

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in Uncategorized, Parenting, Holidays, Family, Children
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‘I’m bored!’  How many times do we hear those words as parents? I have lost count of the number of times my precious moppets have whined over the years that they are ‘bored’ as they demanded some form of entertainment be provided (or at the very least that their electronics be returned after being confiscated ...

From Baby to Grandpa: Family Travel Ideas

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in Uncategorized, Parenting, Holidays, Grandparents, Family
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Planning to go on holiday with the grandparents? Maybe not this year, but here is Parental Choice’s ideas for family travel ideas which should suit the whole family. When it comes to holidays, multi-generational trips are probably the most fraught with problems in deciding where to go and what to do. A holiday party that ...

UK trips for you and the kids this summer

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Parental Choice have had a think about UK trips for you and the kids this summer, day trips or longer, our guide will help! Many parents worry about not being able to take their kids on a holiday abroad for any number of possible reasons, but a staycation shouldn’t be seen as a poor alternative. ...

Surviving the summer holidays

by ParentalChoice
in Work life balance, Holidays, Children, Childcare
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It’s almost here, every working parent’s worst nightmare, the summer holidays!!! Those three words strike dread and fear into the hearts of working parents everywhere. Just how do you get through them unscathed? With the average annual school holidays being three times the annual leave that a full time working parent is entitle...