The Good, the Bad and the Ugly This week has proven even more challenging than last, in the world of homeschooling. The children have successfully managed to maintain their unenthusiastic demeanor each day, almost as if there is a possibility that if they show enough resistance, then we might just give up on this foolish endeavor. This inevitably leads to the loss of patience on our part and a reminder (in polite terms) of our agreement. If only this were the case... but our
Just before Easter, my children's school closed permanently. It was sad for the children and for us, as the kids had been there since they were in kindergarten - 9 years in total. We have a plan for September and they will move to a different school on the island - one which we believe will suit them both perfectly for their secondary education. In the meanwhile - we decided that this was an opportunity for a family adventure! Watch this space for further info about this. I
A day at the beach is always huge fun for the whole family! If you booked two weeks on Koh Samui and decided to spend every single one of them relaxing on the beach, then your little ones might mess with your plans because they need a little more action!! Here's how you keep them busy so that everybody gets the holiday he or she wants. Try our amazing sandy game ideas to give your family the best beach days ever. Funny shadow faces Enjoy the sun and the shadows it casts. Hav
The thought of travelling abroad with the family can be stressful for any parent. Keeping children entertained on a long flight can be difficult for you and uncomfortable for other passengers. But the truth is, travelling is pretty boring for children, whether it’s a long flight or car journey, they’re routed to the spot with little to do. So what can you do to keep your children happy? Here are a few things to consider in the planning stages. Top tips for babies and child
This is what our families tell us. 1. The parents like you as much as the kids do.
2. You show up on time, go the extra mile and are flexible with hours.
3. You are able to communicate with the family about the children -- both the good and bad!
4. If you're unsure about something, you ask.
5. You contribute to a positive family environment. #advice #nanny #parenting