So our first year of school is drawing to a close…but seriously, how has Reception gone so quickly? It doesn’t seem like two minutes since I dropped my tiny child off at the school gate in her giant uniform, trying not to cry (me, not her). And now there’s only a couple of days before I…
Spring greens and a touch of the pre-school bluesApril 8, 2016
The days are long but the years are short, they always tell you about parenting – and oh boy, sometimes *those* days are really, really long – but what they don’t say is that you’ll blink once, maybe twice, and all of a sudden your tiny newborn baby will be going to school.
Applying For Primary Schools: 21 Thoughts All Parents HaveJanuary 5, 2016
Read My 21 Thoughts On Applying For Primary Schools If you have a small child, read my thoughts on applying for primary schools. With the primary school application deadline looming large for parents across the land this month, we’ve finally made school choices for our (really nearly) four-year-old…eeek. So here’s 21 thoughts on – finally – submitting the…
The ‘S’ wordNovember 26, 2015
I’m not quite sure how it happened. One minute, I had a tiny mewling baby and my brain was filled with all these thoughts, on patterned babygros, how to get my non-napping child to sleep anywhere but on me and how to keep impossibly small socks on her octopus feet. And now, all of a…