A Socially Distanced Family Birthday Break

Towards the end of September, my Nan turned the grand age of eighty eight. Although my lockdown birthday earlier in the year wasn’t fun, celebrations these days continue to be awkward, with the rule of 6 preventing proper parties, or even large family gatherings from happening. We had already booked a stay at a nearby Southampton hotel when the new guidelines were put into place. We checked with the hotel...

Mummy Mondays – The Importance of Family Breaks

Last week, over half term, we took the children away for a family ‘staycation’ to the beautiful Lake District. It was a pretty last minute decision, as Ed and I have already had one holiday this year (our honeymoon to Mexico), and we have our very first cruise as a family coming up at the end of next month. The main reason we ended up going away is that I...