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June 2016

Referendum: Why we’ll be making the wrong decision for our children on 23 June

By | 2017-07-31T17:07:13+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Family Life, Parents' survival|

I remember a phase my young sons went through when they challenged each other with scenarios starting with, ‘Would you rather…?’ ‘Would you rather be eaten by a tiger or a shark?’  ‘Would you rather die of heat in a desert or freeze to death in the Arctic?’  That type of thing.  Some challenges were [...]

To cut a long story short

By | 2016-06-02T16:48:33+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|GoMunkee life hacks, Off the wall|

Could you tell a story in only six words?  Often, it’s not what you say, but what you don’t say.  The gaps between words can speak volumes.  Ernest Hemingway once said his best work was a story he wrote in just six words: 'For sale: baby shoes, never worn.' We’ve routed out a few more [...]

May 2016

Money to spare after a family day out? Are you kidding?

By | 2017-01-05T15:24:24+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Family|

  Yes, we are kidding.  Have you ever had a day out with the children and got home to find you hadn't spent as much as you thought, leaving enough money for a treat for yourself?  Whatever your budget, this occurrence - having money left over - is extremely rare.  It's similar to spending your [...]

March 2016

Family life in all its glorious reality

By | 2016-05-25T12:38:12+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Family, Family Life, Parenting|

Danielle Guenther is an American photographer who takes a unique slant on family life... If domestic life is getting you down, sign up to GoMunkee to find new and exciting things for your kids to see and do away from the daily grind. [hamzh_button url="www.gomunkee.com/blog/sign-up" style="grey" radius="default" size="medium" type="round" target="_self"] Sign Up to Our Newsletter [...]

January 2016

December 2015

Things that mums with sons will understand – Part 2

By | 2016-05-25T12:49:11+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Boys, Family Life, Parenting|

Cool playthings Let's be honest, boys’ stuff is infinitely superior to all the hideous, flower-embossed plastic, pink and purple, princess, tasseled, doe-eyed, fantasy, fairy, Frozen kitsch that little girls seem to love so much. Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Wimpy Kid, super heroes, swords, scooters, trucks, trains, tool kits, diggers, helicopters, race tracks, balls, [...]

Are you overparenting your child?

By | 2016-05-25T12:56:37+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Family Life, Parenting|

How to Raise an Adult is a new book, taking America by storm.  It's author, Julie Lythcott-Haims, accuses modern parents of damaging their children with excessive hand-holding.  So, how did it all come to this? As a child growing up in the 1970s, I took it in my stride to be self sufficient and knew [...]

November 2015

Geocaching – treasure hunting for the whole family

By | 2016-05-25T12:59:05+00:00 November 27th, 2015|Adventure, Discovery, Family, Nature and Wildlife|

Geocaching is a modern, high-tech take on a treasure hunt, and has become something of a worldwide phenomenon. Promising a fun challenge for children (and adults) of all ages, geocaching ticks plenty of family-friendly boxes: It gets kids out and about in the fresh air It provides great opportunities for exercise (especially for ‘walk-resistant’ children) It tests mental agility It [...]