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Yesterday was a big day…

So yesterday was a big day: Anya’s fifth birthday but also her first full day of school. A big day for her but also a big day for me. Matthew’s birthday (and mine) are both in May half term so I have always had the children with me for their birthdays, but today was different […]

Starting school Anya style

Anya has been waiting for this all year. As she is a September baby, many of her friends had moved up to infants last academic year so she was more than ready to be a grown up girl! It is crazy to think that when Matthew was the same age he’d already been at school […]

And just like that, the junior school adventure begins…

Somehow, summer is over. Apparently we have had 6 weeks off… The tummy bug at the weekend really knocked up for six so it has been a struggle. Further to my last post about panic, that was NOTHING compared to this morning. I was writing Matthew’s name in everything at 7.30 this morning. I was […]

Back to school panic!!!

This weekend can be summed up in one word: PANIC! I suddenly realised that the uniform was still hidden away in bags, not washed and certainly not labelled. I have seen many other bloggers with their fancy personalised labels but my kids will be making do with their names in permanent marker 🙁 Actually, these […]

5 fab things about breastfeeding and the reasons it sucks (pun intended!)

This week is World Breastfeeding Week. I have already written about my own breastfeeding journey and focused this week on supporting mums because breastfeeding is NOT EASY! Today I am thinking about the highs and lows of breastfeeding from a personal and hopefully slightly humorous perspective 🙂   The health benefits As well as protecting […]