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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 […]

#Project366 2020 week 37

Day 250: a bright sunrise on my run Day 251: …and they’re back at school! Anya had to wear PE kit for her first day in Year 3 while Matthew was in normal uniform. Sneaky extra picture of Zach at his first stay and play session for Year R: these are usually held before the […]

#Project366 2020 week 2

Day 5: what do you think of Matthew’s blue muscular self he has created on Sims 4? Chris bought this game for me on the PS4 but I haven’t had a chance to play it yet as the kids won’t get off it! Day 6: last day of the Christmas holidays so a relaxing chilled […]

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 […]