A relaxing bath might just soothe an overwhelmed mum. Scuba diving is optional. Continue reading I’m not suggesting mums take up scuba diving if they are feeling overwhelmed
Why Sketching Builds Resilience What do you remember doing as a child and not really appreciating at the time, and has this influenced you now? Is Outcome Always A Priority? During half term 2015, my husband Paul was away with work in Syria, so as often happens in the holidays, I drove the kids up North to visit their older and younger cousins and spend time with my lovely sister in law, Auntie Sally, two mums working together is always so much easier than one eh. On this occasion we met at one of our favourite bolt holes in the … Continue reading Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Why Sketching Builds Resilience
Family Adventure to Pompeii What’s on your family wish list? This week we enjoyed adventures in Naples. Yesterday was a wonderful trip to Pompeii Mind the bees. Video here Jane x Continue reading Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Family Adventure to Pompeii
Today we climbed Mount Vesuvius Today we took a train to Ercolo then tourist bus up to Mount Vesuvius, enjoying great views of the city of Naples sprawling below, whilst slightly terrified of the narrow coach turns. The carpark with all the coaches was probably the most dangerous part though. From here, we walked about 15 minutes on a reasonably wide path to the crater rim. It was pretty windy, Ellie’s ears ached from the cold and sand stung our eyes. It was definitely worth it though. We survived the return journey to the station, and from here walked 15 … Continue reading Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Family Adventures in Naples
One day the small things become the big things. Continue reading Are You Paying Attention?
Tips for surviving long journeys Part 1 – Car Journeys Are you planning a long journey with children, if so how are you feeling about it, perhaps you’re already a seasoned experienced traveller? I’ve done quite a bit of independent long distance travel over the years, last year we returned from a 2 year adventure in Tanzania. My husband often travels/works long hours so in the holidays I regularly drive in the car with the kids in tow to Carlisle to spend time with cousins, which can be around 8 hours if the traffics heavy. Based on these experiences and … Continue reading Are We Nearly There Yet?