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#Project365 2023 week 36

Day 246: finally the tooth has gone! Day 247: hurrah, next race completed and medal due to arrive soon! Day 248: first day of school for Matt while the others has an inset day. I quickly wrote a letter complaining about the enforcement of wearing blazers in 30 degree heat so the school swiftly backtracked… […]

#Project365 2023 week 16

Day 106: quick trip to a garden centre to kickstart the weekend Day 107: my dad’s model railway is set up for the summer so Matt’s happy! Day 108: goodbye Easter hols and hello summer term. Zach has got into our chosen junior school and will be joining Anya in September 🙂 Day 109: the […]

#Project365 2022 week 36

Day 248: Anya enjoyed her new Cutetitos that we were sent to review Day 249: final day of the summer holiday and Anya and Zach got absolutely filthy playing with mud Day 250: obligatory back to school photo as the kids began years 2, 5 and 8 Day 251: new culinary adventures beckon… we have […]

Last minute back to school checklist

Don’t panic! Only a week to go and things are getting more complicated for me as I’ll now have one child at infant, junior and secondary! Here’s my quick checklist to make sure we’re ready: Uniform Children have this nasty habit of growing. This is especially obvious if they were in summer uniform and now […]

How to help your child adjust to being back at school

The end of lockdown in sight. It has been tough for parents, teachers, children, EVERYONE! Some children (and parents) will be thrilled that schools are fully reopening next week but others will be cautious and need extra reassurance. Getting ready Give them information about the school routine and structure of the day. Talk about the […]