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Settling your children in a back to school routine

Settling your children in a back to school routine

With the back to school photos covering social media; perfectly poised children and their perfectly ironed uniforms. It made me think about what we do to prepare for the back to school routine. It's quite difficult going from little study to full on study and this year the kids have more homework than before. Different schools have different rules. A different routine. VIEW the POST

Moving the children to a new school #backtoschool

Moving the children to a new school #backtoschool

You may have seen on some of my Instagram Stories that we took the decision, after a few months of being in our new house, to move the kiddies to a new school. It is not a decision we made lightly as Isla loved her school and was attached to her teacher. We didn't want to disrupt them unnecessarily but we feel that this move will do them good. And, the new uniform looks SUPER cute! VIEW the POST

Why you should start planning for the school summer holidays early

The school summer holidays might only last for six weeks, but if you have kids it can feel like six years. For parents of younger children particularly, the holiday means having to find things to keep the children entertained every single day, lest they kick up a fuss and decide to ‘redecorate’ the kitchen for a laugh. The advent of online gaming and YouTube have softened the blow somewhat, as many children are now quite content to spend their afternoons squirrelled away in their bedrooms on Fortnite. But even that tentpole of modern children’s entertainment has its limits. So, how are you going to make sure you’re prepared for July and August this year? …

The flipping stupid chinese whispers about the girl!

The flipping stupid chinese whispers about the girl!

Yes I am referring to that wretched video spreading across social media like wild fire. I have spent the past 48 hours with both children gripped to my arms. They will not sleep on their own, they will not be in a room on their own and all because they have been told a stupid story at school. We keep saying it's not real, but it's no use they are both petrified. VIEW the POST

Today I was THAT Mum. AGAIN!

Today I was THAT Mum. AGAIN!

Yes, I managed to continue the facade of ditzy Mum today. Ever since the children started school and pre-school in September there have been numerous occasions where the children have either turned up in the wrong clothes or I haven't realised it was bring your cardboard to school day. Today was just another one of those days.  VIEW the POST