Back to school checklist
School days

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 primary school for
back to school
School days

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.
child, bed
Home and family

An unexpected weekend guest

A last-minute sleepover. Arriving home earlier this evening, tired after a long working week, I had hardly stepped over the threshold of my home when I heard Olivia calling out
School nativity
School days

The first school nativity

A proud parent moment with some survival tips thrown in. With my daughter Olivia now firmly ensconced into her schooling routine, this month saw the inevitable school nativity play. It
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Home and family

Growing pains

When did they grow up? Once upon a time there was a Mum with 2 beautiful babies.  They were the happiest babies anyone could wish for and the mother loved