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Unread 28 Nov 17, 10:24 AM  
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Do I still go? Separating from wife

Hi all

Booked to go back again in August this year. Unfortunately it looks as though myself and my wife will have split up and she is saying she doesn't want to come.

Should I still take my 3 kids (9,8,6) and will I be able to cope with 3 just on my own (in terms of how busy the park is etc)

I still want to go but don't want it to be overwhelming for the kids if it will be hard.

Anybody else just go on their own with the kids?

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Unread 28 Nov 17, 10:28 AM  
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Personally, I would still take them, I wouldn't want to let my kids down. I'm sure it will be hard, both in terms of doing it on your own & dealing with crowds etc, but, it's so family friendly that I'm sure as long as you plan to take breaks and give the kids plenty of pool time or chill time when they're tired, then it will be fine.

We're out there near enough the same time, with 2 kids who will be 12 & 10, always willing to meet up & have a chat/let the kids play if you need a bit of adult company (I have my dh too, he's also like a child lol)

Sorry about the separation, but go and give the kids a holiday they deserve!
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I'd still go too.

I'm a single parent (with only 1 child) and we went earlier this year and had a great time.

I found people incredibly helpful, especially if you are on your own.
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I'm a single dad and have taken my 3 a couple of times...it can be hard work but is there anywhere better in the world to take children?
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Personally, I would still take them, I wouldn't want to let my kids down. I'm sure it will be hard, both in terms of doing it on your own & dealing with crowds etc, but, it's so family friendly that I'm sure as long as you plan to take breaks and give the kids plenty of pool time or chill time when they're tired, then it will be fine.

We're out there near enough the same time, with 2 kids who will be 12 & 10, always willing to meet up & have a chat/let the kids play if you need a bit of adult company (I have my dh too, he's also like a child lol)

Sorry about the separation, but go and give the kids a holiday they deserve!
Thank you, appreciate that. I do really want to take them and think I will go. They need to have a good time. As we dont know timeframes on when the physical separation will happen I will have to play it by ear in terms of the kids mood etc. But I know it will cheer them up if they have found out by then. Being away from their mum for that long could be the biggest issue though I think.
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I'm a single dad and have taken my 3 a couple of times...it can be hard work but is there anywhere better in the world to take children?
I dont think there is! We have a villa so will probably have more rest days than we usually do. Going for 17 days.
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I'd 100% take them. May help them as well if you are about to leave the house.
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I would, it will be a good regrouping experience in the new dynamic.

Good luck with everything and all the new changes in your life.
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