Supporting our schools to get kids back safely

People are often surprised when I tell them in one breath that I am a homeschooling parent but in the next breath I talk about supporting our schools. I have a child at home being homeschooled by me, and I also have a child in the school system. One child is thriving at school, one […]

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Back to school with everything clearly labeled

*We were kindly sent items to share on how everything is clearly labeled as we go back to school* As we plan for and send our kids back to school, there is a long list of things to do, and making sure everything is clearly labeled is important, so kids know what belongs to them, […]

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Back to school we go – life in the time of coronavirus

The last time I shared a post about Coronavirus was in June, and once again things have changed, and back to school we go, next week for the teenager. Almost six months ago, schools closed across the UK (although now our government is claiming they actually didn’t close, but the majority of children left school […]

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Back to School advice for parents and families

As families prepare to end a long stretch at home, we hope this helpful back to school advice post written by Hannah Tranah, Childcare Development Manager at Storal Nursery is helpful and also reassuring for families as we all face sending our children back into school in the coming weeks. For us, we continue with Year […]

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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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