no, by the sounds of it a bit of peace and quiet, a break, time to do stuff, a nap solutions that spring to mind overnight museum stays for the kids, summer camps for the kids, outdoor activities, indoor activities for kids Why would I think this when I dont have kids? I like autobiographies because there are things I will never be, say a 19th century chinese concubine, but I want to experience the world along its timeline, the good, and though most people will avoid this, also the bad. There are some things though like living with children that doesn't really inspire autobiographies, so I came across these, what are called mummy blogs. These ones made me laugh and I got the message, I hope if you are involved in museums you do too. unmumsymum Lesson 55: Surviving Soft Play An alternative Peppa Pig script hurrayforgin Our Helliday 10 things i miss most from before having kids Doing time at the park Goodbye Sweet Naps brummymummy Tiredness Entertaining Your Kids A couple of other thoughts came to mind too. The practical FOWTW and GTWTW approach to business. FOWTW - Find out what they want GTWTW - Give them what they want and that when children are involved in certain activities it may well become a life long love. I still remember as a 7 year old my little eyes being drawn to something and getting lost in the London Natural History Museum. Or as a child being left in the local library rather than go shopping. I still like museums and librarys to this day, they fill the gap / shortcomings of a lot of parents and provide a great service to society. I'll put up a list of all the infant and kids activities I came across shortly.