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Reasons why starting school scares me

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Despite having 5 years to prepare for the big ‘first day of school’ I still find myself in shock. Before Christmas I was in a very dark reflective mood contemplating life’s big questions. Kids do that to you. You can see their little lives literally flashing before your eyes. They ...

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The school holiday shuffle!

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I honestly think sometimes that my children need their own diaries! Master 7 and Miss 3 have a far better social life than I seem to have anymore and then you introduce school holidays. Thankfully Little Miss attends a daycare centre that is open all through the holidays (I have ...

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10 Ways to Celebrate Back to School

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It can be a momentous milestone for both parent and child going to school or progressing through the ranks of primary school. It’s worth celebrating the little things. Here’s 10 ideas to celebrate just turning up: 1. Frozen Banana Penguins A wee sweet treat is so ‘un-PC’ but with banana ...

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