Tag Archives: back to school

5 Ways To Boost Your Glamour Game

Night feeds, 6am starts, the school run…when was the last time you sat and took your time with your makeup? Had a long relaxing bath rather than a quick jump in the shower whilst being supervised by your children…? Being a mum is so rewarding – hard work of course, but the pros massively outweigh the cons I’m sure you’d …

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Settling At A New Primary School For My Year 5 Daughter

I wanted to update you much sooner than this but things spiralled into a chaotic blur as we moved Freya into a new school. If you follow me on my Facebook or Instagram you’ll already know that Freya has been at the new school for a while now and in fact Eva has also joined her (that’s another blog post). …

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Letter To My Daughter Moving School

To Princess 1, Please know that I am doing this for good intentions. I have your best interests at heart even if it may not feel that way to you right now. Moving your school so late in this journey is terrifying for all of us. Daddy and Mummy have spent so many days and nights talking, restless sleep worrying …

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How To Make The Most Out Of The School Run

The school run in the morning can be a tough time for everyone involved. It’s early, hectic and there is a high possibility something is going to be forgotten at home – whether it’s a piece of homework, a PE kit or a packed lunch. All of these stresses aside, these mornings can be valuable time you get to spend …

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Back To School With Moj Moj

I’m still playing catch up from all of the adventures we had during the summer holidays. It seemed to zoom past. Before I knew it I was waving goodbye to a Year 5 and a Year 1 at school. As you go up through school things get harder, obviously, and this year is quite important for P1. Things up the …

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5 Reasons Why I Love My Daughter’s Preschool Nursery

Picking a nursery, school or preschool is always a pretty daunting task when you are a parent. P1 went to a day nursery back when we lived in Essex, P2 went to preschool although it was called a nursery and P3 now goes to the same one. I hope this post maybe gives you an insight when you decide to …

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You Never Think It Will Be Your Child

Bullying is something that happens in every school. It’s a part of learning boundaries, personality clashes and bad behaviour. As a parent you hope that your child will never be bullied, that they are kind to everyone and that you never have to be called in to the Head Teacher because of an incident involving your child and someone else’s. …

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Her First Day At Preschool

I have read so many posts in the past week about parents feeling emotional about their children starting school. I’ve never been able to relate to that feeling, I’ve never really felt that emotional attachment to my children, the sentimental need to keep drawings. In fact I thought I had something wrong with me until today. I had little sleep …

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You Are In Year 4

Over the past year or so we have been watching a brand new building arise from the old school playground. Each week something would change about it; bigger, the roof put on, windows going in, outer panelling on, new playgrounds created and then finally it was finished before the end of the last school year. The school was moved from …

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P3 Had Her Introductory Session At Nursery/Preschool

I have been waiting for this day for such a long time. I was awake so early, getting organised, putting my makeup on and my clothes. Typically P2 and P3 didn’t wake until quarter to eight, like really?! Why didn’t they do this in the holidays?! Somehow we still managed to be a little rushed out of the door. So …

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Back To School Dramas Sorted With Kickers!

Our beloved older daughter kindly reminded us a few days ago, with less than a week left until school begins, that her current school shoes were too tight for her. We’d been so consumed by the fact P2 was starting big school for the first time that we’d neglected the fact we had another one who was going up a …

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Back To School With Smiggle

Back to school is literally just around the corner for us now. There’s a matter of days to get everything together; uniform, new shoes, coats and stationery sorted. The girls were really excited to receive a huge bundle of Smiggle stationery and back to school essentials when we returned from our holiday. We had actually popped into our local Smiggle …

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Getting Organised For Starting Primary School & Giveaway

We have got a pretty busy summer holiday planned. There’s days out, mini breaks and play dates dotted about the entire time so I wanted to make sure I was organised the earlier part of the holidays with regards to back to school. It terrifies the heck out of me that I’ll have three little people to get organised. I …

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Life Is Changing

The last two weeks have felt like they whizzed by in a blur of emotions that I didn’t anticipate. The week in the lead up to P2 finishing her preschool years felt bittersweet. We had sports day and even that made me well up with emotions. One of the Mum’s arranged a little get together for the girls leaving and …

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Colouring Fun With BIC Kids

Art was my favourite subject as a child. I would spend so much time doodling drawings and creating stories with my artwork. I probably went through a lot of art materials and have tried out many different varieties. Thankfully my girls are following in my footsteps of creativity. They love to sit and draw. It sounds a little silly but …

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