Why it's crucial for parents to take a guilt-free break from relentless childcare
While family holidays are lovely, let's be honest, there is nothing a parent craves more than a child-free break. So why are parents so reluctant to take them?
The first time I left my first-born child, I cried the whole way to the airport. I was going to London for one night for work and I was terrified about leaving him, even though he was in safe hands with my parents.
However, if I'm being honest, by the time I actually boarded the plane, I realised that being alone was pretty nice.