Feeling Overscheduled


I often see reports that kids are becoming over-scheduled with a constant round of extra-curricular activities and it is something I am wary of with mine. We do some after-school clubs, but I feel we have a happy balance between time outside having fun, time spent on technology and time doing clubs. The problem I have is that having four children still at home, I am the one being over-scheduled with various school / club runs and now that I… Continue Reading “Feeling Overscheduled”

Childcare Facilities aboard the Carnival Vista

On a¬†Carnival cruise, kids can enjoy all the best parts of a family holiday and all the fun of a summer camp, all in one! Firstly, make sure you book the kids clubs online before you board as not only will it guarantee a space, but it also saves time once onboard. Carnival has¬†well-organised activities for children, at Camp Ocean, organised by age. Penguins – age 2-5 years Stingrays – age 6-8 years Sharks – age 9-11 years There are… Continue Reading “Childcare Facilities aboard the Carnival Vista”

Getting to MW Sea Garden and the Accommodation

MW Sea Garden

In May half term we visited the MW Sea Garden resort in Bodrum, Turkey with four children ages ranging from 1 to 14 years. It was the first time the children had flown and although they were very excited, there was also some trepidation, especially from 7 year old Isaac. We parked with the secure airport parking with APH which meant that we left the car at Terminal 5 and they then securely parked it offsite and brought it back… Continue Reading “Getting to MW Sea Garden and the Accommodation”