back to school

Back to school letter

A back to school letter to my children

Olivia and William, I wanted to write you a back to school letter to mark the dawn of this new school year. You awoke this morning tired, your bodies not

Back to school checklist

Our back to school checklist

In 5 weeks – 35 days to be exact, not that I’m counting – I will officially become a school mum. Despite Olivia having had the pleasure of┬áprimary school for

back to school

Back to school: the morning routine

A back to school gripe. It’s been 2-and-a-half weeks since Olivia went back to school. I wasn’t sure how she would cope with the leap from Reception to Year One.

Summer holiday highlights, days out

Our 2014 summer holiday highlights

Looking back at how we staved off boredom during the summer. With children now back at school, a collective sigh of relief can be heard across the country, if you

Children in school uniform, school uniform shopping, back to school

Some last minute school uniform shopping

On a hot summer’s day way back in July, Olivia stepped out through her school gates. Her first year of primary school was now behind her and she was excited