• Starting school

    Albie’s First Day at School

    Since 2008 when Lillie was born my life has revolved around being at home with my children and yesterday, it all changed. At four and a half year’s old, Albie had his first day at school and it really couldn’t have come soon enough for my littlest man. Too excited to wait Unlike his big […]

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  • Iron-on Labels

    Back to School name labels are a breeze with Petit-Fernand

    When you are a parent to three school-age children there’s a lot of school uniform to get prepared for going ‘back to school’. I remember as a child watching my Mum patiently sewing name labels into my uniform (and hating them because they annoyed my skin where they touched). As I became a Mum myself […]

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  • Children

    The best teaching methods for your children

    Allegedly the best years of your life, school can often equate to the most stressful years of a parent’s existence, particularly when it comes to those first precious years spent establishing a sense of self and an academic routine. The chances are you’ve thought about your child’s education more than once since they were born, […]

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  • #FirstDayofSchool

    Beanie Boy’s First Year at school is complete

    I don’t think I will ever get used to how quickly the school years fly by. One minute I’m packing Beanie Boy off to his first day at Primary School, the next I’m sitting in the school hall waiting for his Graduation to begin. One by one, Beanie Boy and his classmates filtered into the […]

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  • Project 366

    Project 366 – Week 10 2016

    I am determined to get back on track with my Project 366 so here goes with my past week in photographs. What better way to start the day than to be woken up by my beautiful Beans to wish me a Happy Mother Days (or Happy Birthday Mummy’s Day from Jelly Bean). With Daddy’s help […]

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  • starting preschool

    Update on Jelly Bean settling into preschool . . .

    Day One Jelly Bean has now attended preschool for three mornings. After collecting him from his first morning he was very excited to see me and told me that he had missed me and was sad when I left but then he went on to tell me all about his snacks (the boy loves his […]

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  • Preschool

    Beanie Boy’s First Day of School

    Well it finally came, Beanie Boy’s First Day of School. Being a late September baby has meant that Beanie Boy has started school a year later than many of his Preschool friends and whilst I felt that it was a shame initially, I think in the long run it will do him good because he […]

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