I think, in my almost typical male, 'I know what I am doing' kind of way, I just assumed that CO Poisoning was something that happened in your house, where there is a boiler or a gas fire or whatever.
Well firstly, let me reassure you, it's very possible to fly with little ones and maintain your sanity, maybe even watch part of a movie and enjoy a glass of wine. There may be puke, there may be poo explosions, but you WILL survive.
Gone are the days when I can rush out of the door with a passport, flip-flops and bikini. Travelling with a toddler takes effort and it's easier if you've got everything you need (and a bit more).
There is that 5%, where I am so exhausted I can't think straight, that I have not been proud of. In fact? I'm downright embarrassed with myself. So I thought I would come clean. Offer other Mothers in similar shameful circumstances someone they can relate to. Reveal all My Dirty 'Mummy' Secrets.
How do you keep a 'family holiday love affair' with Cornwall going when your children become teenagers? Try these ideas for making Cornwall cool for big kids this summer.
As a southerner, I knew very little about Northumberland or the history of the area, and in a few short months we have travelled far and wide in this beautiful county, taking in hills and forests, coasts and national park.
When on holiday, the first rule of kids' club is: you must feel guilty while your children are there. The second rule of kids' club is: YOU MUST feel guilty while your children are there! It is a complex position for a parent to be in.
Going to see The Lion King on stage was a real treat. For a few hours you can forget the worries of your child whooping, calling out and assisted toilet visits because everything here is normal behaviour.
40 before 40? So over! It's all about 24 before two and a half. Here's my list of things you MUST do before you turn two and a half.
Apart from planning to take the trip and booking hotels in St Ives, Newquay and Liskeard, we hadn't planned much. We wanted to ask the locals about where to go, see our trip unfold as we were going and not be tied to a plan.. we were doing CORNWALL UNPLANNED!
We stayed for 6 days and walked for miles and miles, exploring, getting lost, discovering, eating, drinking, eating, eating some more and falling in love with the city. Below are 10 cool, kid and budget friendly things to do and see in Copenhagen.
It's not like having an extra child. Children learn to wipe their bums and muddy feet, and they learn to feel embarrassed. Dogs never learn that dragging their bum across the patio to clean it (usually when you have visitors) is not nice to see. And your dog will never feel embarrassed.
The UK is currently enjoying some glorious Spring weather, perfect timing for the Easter Holidays. In celebration, here are 10 simple activities to do with kids which are free (well, maybe a train fare or petrol money) and require little time.
If you came here thinking I was going to tell you how to organise Lego, then I'm afraid you've come to the wrong place; I'm the one who's after the help.
Your child decides what he wants and when he wants it, within reason. You give the message that this is going to be a Big Event: It's Coming Soon ... How Exciting! The child then draws up a list of things to do. It doesn't matter what it involves: the key is that your child has chosen it.
The arrival of the Easter Bunny and the promise of lots of chocolate eggs make this an exciting holiday for anyone with a young family. With Easter half term looming and spare time to fill, it's the perfect excuse to prolong the excitement with egg-related activities.