We’ve had a reusable advent calendar the past few years that gives an activity a day in the run up to Christmas. It’s covered food for reindeer, making cards and other similar activities. Like what you’re suggesting; will steal some for next year!
James Child commented on the post, Why North Wales is a Great Family Holiday Destination | Haven Holidays 8 months ago
North Wales is amazing. Went youth hostelling and camping up there in my late teens; camped just outside Capel Curig at the foot of Tryfan and it was amazing scenery. Did the trip up Snowdon and going to take the family back before too long.
Haven holidays are pretty damn good as well!
James Child commented on the post, Mcdonalds, Energy Drinks and Shandy in School Packed Lunches, teachers reveal 9 months ago
It shocks me at the school I’m a governor of that they routinely need to give kids toast in a morning to make sure they’ve eaten. Sadly you see so many of the same parents pleading poverty who drive fancy cars, wear designer clothes, push top of the range pushchairs and so have no money to feed their kids. I’m in mostly second hand clothes as I…[Read more]
Had them hit our house last autumn and found them harder to shift from my daughter than my son. Tried the mousse rather than a shampoo with varying success and found the Vamousse one worked well for us. Plus it had a game you could download to a phone to occupy the kids when applying it or combing!
Invest in a good comb and do that regularly as…[Read more]
James Child replied to the topic Any advice for supporting a partner suffering with anxiety? in the forum Men’s / Dad’s Mental Health 9 months ago
Patience is the key. Things won’t be the same as they once might have been between you but you need to support and help them rather than resent them for it. But equally don’t stand by and become a punch bag too; if they are treating you bad, anxiety is a reason why but not an excuse for it.
It’s a fine line between letting the odd thing slide…[Read more]
The British are famous for many things, one of which is an almost unhealthy obsession with the weather. Various stereotypes around the world depict us as a nation of corn chewing yokels leaning on five-bar […]