How can my baby be in Year 7??? Lots of changes for him but also some major adjustments for me as I allow Matthew greater independence. Over the last year this has been happening naturally as we prepared for him moving up to secondary school. Walking alone Honestly, waving goodbye to him each morning has […]
My very own website!!! Yikes!
Matthew: Goodbye primary school and thank you!
Things are a teeny bit emotional in our house this week as Matthew completed his final days in primary school. Things ended two days early as his bubble burst Wednesday night at 8pm 🙁 So, the little bundle I gave birth to is moving to secondary school! Time for a look back 🙂 Year R. […]
#Project365 2019 week 43 and 44
Day 293: feeling very proud of Chris: he has made this dog bowl stand for Ollie to help him in his old age but also support #WoodworkersFightingCancer Day 294: Chris was a little surprised to come home from work and find witches in the house! We were taking photos for my Feisty Pets post and […]
Residential trips: a parent’s guide
There are lots of milestones in the early years of childhood to look out for as a parent. But as they grow older there seem to be less as changes are more gradual. Going away with school is a major milestone for children and parents! My eldest, Matthew, is now 9 and has gone away […]
The problem with the ’18 summers’ theory
Thoughts of my children growing up and away have been on my mind recently and I’ve also thought about the type of people I want them to become. You must have seen the posts and pics across social media in the last couple of weeks reminding parents that we only have 18 summers with our […]