Super star nativity: 9 types of children to spot at your school!

My eldest child has been a very enthusiastic Christmas stocking, a somewhat disgruntled chicken, and a rather bossy angel.  It is my absolute favourite thing about Christmas.  The Nativity play.  Last year I didn’t get to see one as Big has now reached the heady heights of junior school.  But this year it all begins…

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LOL: Scary parenting moments

Halloween has been and gone.  The pumpkins may have rotted.  The kids may have finally come down from their candy induced sugar high.  But when you’re a parent, you can be frightened out of your wits all year round.   All parents have felt that fear.  When I say fear, I mean heart simultaneously stopping, dropping…

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11 Signs you have a toddler on the school run

The Summer holidays will soon be but a distant memory.  Soon we will be moaning about wet school runs and homework. Doing the school run with a toddler in tow presents a whole new set of challenges.  It’s easy when they are babies and sit in their buggies being cooed at by everyone in the…

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10 Reasons this heatwave can do one

Yes I am going to moan about the weather.  And I’m going to moan because it’s hotter than Christian Grey right now, and quite frankly this heatwave can do one. If you are one of those people that loves the heat and wants everyone else to stop moaning (husband, I’m talking to you) I suggest…

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LOL Round-up: Back to school laughs

Congratulations!  You have survived the summer holidays.  You made it through the rainy days, the failed crafts, the water fights, the ice creams for breakfast, the late nights and the “I’m bored”s.   Some of us are cracking open the Prosecco and doing a happy dance in the kitchen that our little darlings are going…

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9 signs it’s the end of the school year

Christmas time is always hectic.  But the end of the school year brings with it a to-do list that can rival Santa’s.  So. Much. To. Remember. Your head is spinning and you don’t remember what you volunteered yourself to do at the school fete.  These are the signs that it is definitely the end of…

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