10 Things I Learned On Holidays…

  Sinéad blogs over at Bumbles Of Rice where she get honest (sometimes too honest she’d say!) about the ups and downs of being a working, commuting mum of three, with a big emphasis on nice things like food (and how to keep children fed), travel and days out & other bits and pieces that she wants to get off her chest. Here’s Sinéad’s tips for travelling abroad with kids to save you some heartache!      We went on a foreign holiday last year, to a campsite in Italy. It was fabulous, it really was, once the kids got used to the heat and their surroundings (there’s a review on the blog […]

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11 Stages Of Homework…

1. Optimism:  With any luck they didn’t get much homework today and your kid will be in any way co-operative.  2. Fear:  There’s a report to be written. There’s loads and loads of lines to fill. Loads.  3. Terror:  He’s complaining and he hasn’t even started yet. 4. Aggravation:  He got to line 2 before he stopped to pick a rubber to bits and play with a piece of string. 5. Arguments:  You’re going to kill each other. You are actually going to kill each other. You need to leave the room. 6. Rage:   HOW HAS HE ONLY WRITTEN 3 WORDS SINCE YOU CAME BACK TO CHECK ON HIS PROGESS?? AND WTF […]

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