Tag: travel

10 emotions parents feel during every family car journey

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Tractor. Horsey. Birdie. Big lorry. Cow. Moo. Digger. BUS!!!! I begin with a bizarre selection of words that can only mean one thing. You guessed it, fellow parents. Family car journey! Yup, I did indeed spend a significant percentage of last weekend Continue reading “10 emotions parents feel during every family car journey”

Flying with children: what’s the best time of day to take off?

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There isn’t one. Next question. Sorry, I’m in a grump because three of my most recent flights with my son have been about as enjoyable as a long weekend with the Norovirus. Continue reading “Flying with children: what’s the best time of day to take off?”

Dear Father Hood: have any parents ever planned a car journey correctly?

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Of course they have. They have planned. They have re-planned. They have done trial runs. They have used spreadsheets, walkie-talkies and cool-sounding code names. And do you know what? Continue reading “Dear Father Hood: have any parents ever planned a car journey correctly?”