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Back to school / Caitlin’s first day

That time of year has rolled around again, yes, it’s the start of the school term. Around the country kids and parents everywhere feel a mixture of emotions, and intense mix of anxiety and excitement. It feels like only yesterday we were feeling those emotions for the first time, when Neil had his first day at school, it’s hard to believe that it was a whole year ago. His first year whizzed by so fast, and here we are in September ready to start the school routine again. Only this year, things are a bit different. This year, Caitlin is […]

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World Book Day Potato Characters

As I’m sure you are all well aware, World Book Day is coming up. Up and down the country I’m sure there are parents panicking about costumes as we speak. This is Neil’s first year at school, and so my first experience of book day. I have read plenty about it, and was expecting Neil to come home with a costume request. On Monday night, as I was putting my kids to bed, my hubby said “Oh by the way, this was in his bag”, and handed me a large muddy potato. Accompanying the potato was the instructions to decorate […]

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