Watch the video above for tips from real parents (and children) about how to make the week pass in a whirlwind of fun and games.
Including advice on encouraging creative play to help children develop and learn; how to avoid constant squabbling; making the most of family time with ideas for free fun; how to make journeys enjoyable; and what to do if your children are threatening to spend the entire week glued to a screen.
We've also included some videos focused on older kids, including one discussing when it is OK to leave a child home alone - invaluable if you're facing a daily battle trying to get your teen to accompany you on errand runs.
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