We know that everyone loves to treat themselves whilst on holiday, but it doesn’t need to be at the expense of your health! Healthy eating is becoming more and more publicised, but there is still a knowledge gap between the general public and these healthy messages. The average person in Britain eats 700g of sugar a week – and most people have no idea where the majority of it comes from!
As I was growing up in the 60s, it was the norm for mums to be at home and dads to go out to work. These days though, in most families, both parents have to work and bring up the kids. Although this is rewarding, it’s also hard work and I’m sure I’m not the only parent who has wondered at times if their kids really appreciate them?
Well our recent competition with children’s newspaper FirstNews showed us that we are!
We asked the kids to tell us why they should win a Haven family holiday.
Comments such as “my mum and dad work so hard and I think my mum would really enjoy the spa and my dad would love to play golf” or “my parents are working all the time we don’t have much time to spend together as a family” were a common theme across all the entries showing us that kids do appreciate how hard their parents are working and want to find a way to thank them. It was really heart warming to read but it made it so hard for us to decide on the winner!
We read out some of our favourites in the office which received lots of ooh’s and ah’s and comments like “you should give them all a holiday” … but that wasn’t possible as there could be only one winner.
So after much soul searching we chose Emily Barrett for her entry and […]