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Re: Holidays for single parents

@*onlyboys2*, I am very sorry to hear of your situation this summer and although I am not in the same situation as you I can understand how tough that must be. Why not change the narrative? It will be hard this year but every year will get easier? You re not on holiday on your own and daddy is missi...
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Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:46 am

Re: In-laws voted leave. They've removed my children's freedom of movement and I can't cope with seeing them any longer.

Joining this thread because of what I strongly feel. @guy73 At the end of the day and in my opinion, the answer to your question is it depends if your principles are stronger than your family ties. But do not confuse principles and values. You can learn to disregard your principles but not your valu...
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Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:32 am

Re: Brilliant idea to reduce waste and lower cost of giving gifts at childrens’ birthdays - Fiver parties – anyone tried

We moved and in my kids new school the parents via the PTA voted exactly that. I think it is brilliant. Typically my kid who is saving to buy herself something rather big - in rekative terms for a 10yrs old who gets 2euros a week - (am very very proud) put all this unexpected extra money in her pot ...
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Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:58 am

Re: "Simple" Food Processor Large Enough For a Meal For Four - Recommendations Please?

I recommend Kenwood. Bought mine 4 years ago but my mum has had hers for 30 years +
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Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:31 am

Moving to Dublin - recommending a relocation agent

Dear all I am a long time member of this website and over the years I have found amazing recommendations, informations and support in here so I want to post a recommendation for a woman who has set up as a relocating agent in Dublin. For background this is my second recommendation as my first one wa...
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 0
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:45 pm

Re: Relocating to Dublin, Ireland - any advice please?

Hi everyone Just wanted to update on my post. We have successfully relocated to Dublin South and are very happy. It hasn't been long but we know we are going to love our new life even if the beginning is not that easy. A belated thank you for all your messages which helped a lot.  @Ellyr - I am goin...
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Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:33 pm

Re: Air France Kids Solo from London

Just to say that I confirm Monaco's experience. girls loved the whole experience and the staff was very attentive. I highly recommend.
Forum: Travel
Replies: 2
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:21 pm

Re: Gails to SW12

Gail's is vastly overrated and very expensive for the service... And now I see how much they pay their staff, I found that shocking.
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 16
Wed May 09, 2018 1:48 pm

Re: wimbledon Centre Court School violence

Presumably the parents are at work, for most if them at least. I think schools have to be involved as they are wearing their uniforms. No solutions will be found if it is not joint effort between schools, parents and council. The article says exactly that. The problem is if the child is not involved...
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Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:42 am

Re: If your were on Wandsworth common yesterday and left your litter there, your a disgrace

I once asked a man in his 50s i think to pick up a blue plastic he had just thrown on the ground 1m away from a public bin to be told “no i pay my taxes do it if it snnoys you so much”. I think for some people it is a complete disregard of the fact that we all share a public space that we all use an...
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 16
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:05 am

Re: Honeywell School or local private prep?

As a PP all I would say is do the sums. What you end up paying at a private school are never the fees advertised it is always at least 10% more per child: fees, uniforms, school trips and extra curricular activities to name but a few. Also if you have more than one kid will you be able to afford 2? ...
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 56
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:05 pm

Re: Where do you send your child if you want private but not selective?

Try The Roche School. Oustanding and we are very happy there.
Forum: Schools
Replies: 10
Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:51 am

Air France Kids Solo from London

Hi Anyone with experience of using Air France Kids Solo scheme departing from London? I know the service and how they perform departing from Paris CDG but I have never experienced it travelling from an airport in another country. We are planning on using the service from London for our children (the...
Forum: Travel
Replies: 2
Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:28 pm