Travel & Outings

A California Road Trip with Teens

America and more specifically the West Coast, has been the desired holiday destination of my Teens for some time now, so with both a 50th and an 18th milestone birthday on the horizon, we decided to make this year the one to remember with a California Road Trip. Planning…

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Travel & Outings

Home Sweet Home

Have you been away for half term? We have just returned from a Californian road trip (of which more posts later) but despite the whirlwind excitement of the last 16 days there is nothing quite like being home again.  So what is great about coming home? The front door.  Odd it maybe, but…

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Parenting

Are You A Bored and Unfulfilled Mother?

Mothers who quit their careers to look after their children will eventually find themselves bored and unfulfilled by full-time parenting.  This is the prophecy of American Samantha Ettus who has been lambasted for her stance by mothers on both sides of the Atlantic. It is her belief that a…

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