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Getting back in the school routine and being mindful of dental health

We had a brilliant summer. Now we are back to school and work. Routine is back on track again and the holidays feel like they never even happened. One thing that never lost its importance was brushing our teeth. As a former dental nurse, I am aware of the importance of teaching effective brushing techniques […]

#Project365 week 36 back to school

So, summer is over and school is back! It has been an incredibly busy week and, as I write this on Saturday afternoon, I think I need another holiday to recover! Day 245: an unexpected treat! Anya had just been to a party in town and we’d gone for lunch then we discovered this park […]

#MySundayPhoto 10th September: the unofficial school pic

Out of all the school pics I have taken of Matthew, this is the one I love most. Matthew isn’t the most tactile of people and avoids physical affection most of the time but tolerates it from his siblings. They laugh and joke together so much, he is the best big brother in the world. […]

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 […]