Tuesday, 22.05.2018
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School’s out for summer

Remember the days of the old school yard? More likely you remember those hazy lazy days of summer which seemed to stretch on forever and there was nothing to do but play – but many of the children of yesteryear are parents today and the long summer days pose a huge problem: what to do with the kids? In an ideal world at least one parent would be around to relax and spend quality time with their offspring, but tell that to the bank manager when the mortgage needs to be paid.

Today more and more local councils are organising summer camps and activities for local children. But is that enough, or should there be a more comprehensive selection of holiday activities for kids?
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Angela, Puerto de la Cruz

I am a housewife and I try to be well organised.  Of course housework has to be done differently when the children are at home, but I don’t have a problem with that.  It is more difficult for working women.  Sometimes I look after my friend’s children during the holidays to give them a helping hand.



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