Want to be overwhelmed with a choice of things to see and do with your children? Never a dull moment. Surviving the holidays and the antidote to ‘I’m bored!’. Read on.

June 2018

GoMunkee’s parking hacks for Canterbury

By | 2018-06-11T16:30:29+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Parents' survival|

Parking in Canterbury is difficult and expensive at the best of times. Most of the council-run car parks charge between £1.70 and £1.90 per HOUR 07:00-21:00.  The Park & Rides at Sturry, Wincheap and New Dover Road will set you back £3.50 per day and buses run 07:00-19:30, but don’t operate on Sundays. If [...]

January 2018

The parenting choice – laugh or go mad

By | 2018-02-05T14:56:59+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Family, Family Life, Grandparents, Parenting, Parents' survival|

There’s no end of advice contained in the thousands of parenting books lining the bookshelves to help us in our quest to raise our kids. Doctors, academics, child psychologists, therapists and experts are primed, ready to tell us how to handle this parenting lark. Nobody said it was going to be easy, but we’re [...]

November 2017

July 2017

GoMunkee asks – The school summer holidays – are we parents or slaves?

By | 2018-02-05T16:01:21+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Boys, Family, Family Life, Girls, Holidays, Parents' survival|

Dearest Kids, The summer holidays are upon us and you've just Brexited school.  You'll want to get the most out of the weeks ahead, so I'm planning to be at your disposal 24/7 to ensure it all goes well. Firstly, you have my complete approval to leave your stuff wherever you want this summer. Empty [...]

October 2016

Tick, tock, tick tock…

By | 2017-05-15T18:04:41+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Family, Family Life, Parenting, Parents' survival|

Before you start reading, I’d just like to warn you that this is a rant.  A rant born out of frustration with, well... not getting enough and not making the most of it whenever I’m lucky enough to get some.  No, it’s not what you’re thinking. There’s a rarefied commodity to which we’re all entitled [...]

December 2015