A weekend city break is pretty easy with little children. There are parks and zoos and usually, a bouncy castle hiding somewhere between the sausage sizzle and the honey stall on the Saturday street market, but taking teenagers away to the city for the weekend – especially on a budget, can be a bit hit and miss.
No parent wants to go to all the effort -not to mention the costs involved in packing the family away for the weekend, only to be faced with long faces and wails of “I’m bored” from the teenagers. (more…)
This is an inblogtweeny . A bit of information on how emigrating to New Zealand has saved me approximately $500 per year on one lifestyle change.
Incase you didn’t know, proper shoe wearing amongst New Zealand school children, is neither compulsory nor fashionable. There are, it seems, three options when deciding which way to adorn your wee piglet’s trotters. (more…)
There’s one thing I find hard and that’s asking for help.
Asking for help from my 15-year-old, Sonny, to help me set up this blog is even worser. (more…)