In the lead up to Flinn starting school this month I bought him a couple of children’s books that help with the fear and uncertainty of starting school as well as behaviour in general. I have always questioned if or how these kinds of books help but after a particularly bad tantrum one day thought they were definitely worth giving a go.
Let me start by saying I love my children and I love spending time with them. But do you know what – I also love spending time away from them. Not so much for me, it is not so that I can go and get my nails done or so I can drink a coffee whilst it is still hot (oh how I miss hot coffee) but it is more for them.
Newcastle upon Tyne is a vibrant city on the River Tyne in the northeast of England. Widely regarded at the region’s capital, you’ll find plenty to do if you’re planning a day without the kids. From shopping and wine tasting to hiking or opera, try these adult-only suggestions for an unforgettable break.
“Mummy Time” – these two words might seem very strange together. Usually, if these words are used together there will be an extra word at the start, that word being “NO’’, No Mummy time. The life you once had, the time you had to read that book or sit in the sun, the sleep-ins, the one load of washing a week! This little human comes into your life and your life will never be the same again.