Right in amongst the summer break, I spoke to Kerri Northcott, Kristen Smith and Liz Day (Mothercare) about the trials and tribulations of keeping your sanity in check during testing month of August. How do you plan ahead and fill the diary? Is resorting to the master parenting hack of outright bribery ok? How do you avoid feeling guilty if the kids seem bored? We also asked Basil (7) and Ivy (5) for their hot take on how we’re doing!