Back to school. Year 8 at school, Year 5 at home & for me too

Back to school. For all of us. The summer break has ended. It’s been lovely, in many ways but also a little nostalgic for me as I realise my children are getting older. It has also been a tad stressful, and not that relaxing. More on that in another post. But they aren’t leaving me […]

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Back to school – label everything…

*This is a review post, we were kindly sent some name labels to review* If like me you are working on some back to school planning, or are sending your little one(s) to school for the first time, you have probably got a long list of things you have to get, or have already bought/sourced. […]

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Project 365 – a photo a day 05/09/18

This girl went off to Secondary school today. She was cool, calm and only a teeny bit nervous. Her parents managed to hold it together until she was well out of sight, and then a tear or two was shed. Where on earth did our tiny baby go? The verdict after her first day? “Secondary […]

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Back to school, the checklist – bags

*We were kindly gifted a product to review, but all opinions are our own* As much as I have been in denial, back to school planning and preparation has to happen, because September may be a few weeks away, but it will come fast, and I don’t like to be caught on the hop with […]

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Back to school with Hedrin

*we were kindly sent some items to review, all opinions are our own* It’s that time of year. School aged children are going back to school, or are starting school. The summer holiday has ended and we gear up school runs and back to normal routine. As a mum of two children, I usually have […]

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We love pretty things – A giveaway with PomPoms & Pretty Things…

I love social media. It’s been such a fabulous way for me to connect with some amazing bloggers and brands, and I have got to know some really lovely people through Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  I first came across PomPoms & Pretty Things on Instagram, when I spotted that they make rather adorable Unicorn Key […]

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Name stickers for a good cause…

My kids have  A LOT of stuff, and most of it, they reassure me is needed and part of the essentials of life (can someone explain to me why a child needs three pencil cases please?) and that they use it all and it all really has a purpose. Things for school, things for dance […]

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Back to school & going into the juniors…

The first of a two part on back to school. Be warned, there will be mushy motherly emotion flowing, baby photos abounding, and much wondering of how time has flown…. Today, I will drop my almost 8 year old off at school, for her first day back of the new term, and her first day […]

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Our week in photos – Back to school reality has sunk in.

Another week of photos, from Instagram…. So this week, Big Girl went back to school, into Year 2. I must admit, I am struggling a bit with the whole idea that she is almost 7, and in her first SATS year, and seems to be growing up so fast. Small Boy starts nursery, next week, too. I […]

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