Lone Parenting, Outdoor fun places for kids, Twins

Here comes the sun……we hope

Most weekends I have two four year olds asking me on the Friday night “what are we doing tomorrow” and the next day and so on.  Planning my weekends is inevitable for all of us.  Summer bank holidays in Ireland need a lot of planning just in case the weather is not what its supposed to be ( which is typical of Irish weather)   So you need a plan A and B.

Research is essential, to see whats happening around the country and what deals are available.  I have to say here, Im a bit of a coupon freak.  I check all my receipts to see if there are any special family things or discounts, and usually there is.  So don’t be  as quick to throw your receipts away.  I have got reduced rates for the zoo, aquariams, indoor play centers and family breaks on the back of receipts.

The May bank holiday is here and the forecast is for a heatwave….We Irish people don’t hold our breaths for this but wait to see.  All I can see so far is dark clouds and breaks of sunshine.  A trip to the beach is still not in my plans yet.

But there is other events on, which I will include here:





And if the heatwave arrives just head to the nearest beach with a picnic and maybe an umbrella, just in case…



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