Single dad, Kevin, has been striving hard in raising his six daughters. They had a much-needed and stress-free holiday together in Mablethorpe.
For the past three years, single parent Kevin has been raising his six daughters – aged between 4 and 11 – pretty much on his own.
When the girls came to live with him, Kevin had to equip their bedrooms and buy clothes for them. With the added financial pressure of not working, a holiday of any kind was out of the question.
His Early Help support worker recognised how much a break would do the family good and nominated them for a few days away. Kevin decided to take his daughters to Mablethorpe, a resort that he had often been to as a child with his mum and dad and still remembers fondly.
One particularly memorable moment came when a couple that Kevin had got talking to during a walk along the seafront secretly paid for ice creams for all the girls.
The holiday was a rare chance for the six girls to play together as at home the older two tend to do their own thing after school. Kevin says:
That’s particularly true of Kevin himself who has got his mojo back since returning home. “
“Since being back though, it was literally the same week, I’d been saying to the girls that their bedrooms need redoing so I redid them!" Kevin continues,