Starting School, Early School, Reception, School

Starting School – Top 3 Tips For Parents

It’s that time of year again and everyone will be handing out advice to parents whose kids are just starting school for the first time. If you are reading this then I will assume you fall in to that category. You will have been hit with information overload with everyone offering hints and tips so I will keep this brief. My top 3 tips for parents whose kids are starting school for the first time are: Be on time Be prepared Be organised There, sounds easy enough doesn’t it. You Read on…

My Week In Pictures // Week 5

Welcome once again to my new series of posts – My Week In Pictures.  It is where I choose a maximum of 3 pictures to sum up my week.  This collection of posts is designed to help me focus on the happy stuff in my week.  It is often too easy to get dragged in to the complexities of life and lose sight of what is important.  So this series will – hopefully – help me combine my three favourite things in my life: my family, my love of photography Read on…

Month of 1sts

Month of Firsts – July 2017

Here we go again, time to round-up the firsts for another month.  I started this series of posts because I have a type of epilepsy that affects my short-term memory.  Quite simply if I don’t write it down I forget it.  I don’t want to forget the moments that have brought a smile to my face, those that pulled at my heart-strings and even those that left me wanting to rip my hair out in frustration.  Thankfully there have been none of the latter this month – that I can Read on…

My Week In Pictures // Week 4

Welcome once again to my new series of posts – My Week In Pictures.  It is where I choose a maximum of 3 pictures to sum up my week.  This collection of posts is designed to help me focus on the happy stuff in my week.  It is often too easy to get dragged in to the complexities of life and lose sight of what is important.  So this series will – hopefully – help me combine my three favourite things in my life: my family, my love of photography Read on…

My Week In Pictures // Week 3

Welcome once again to my new series of posts – My Week In Pictures.  It is where I choose a maximum of 3 pictures to sum up my week.  This collection of posts is designed to help me focus on the happy stuff in my week.  It is often too easy to get dragged in to the complexities of life and lose sight of what is important.  So this series will – hopefully – help me combine my three favourite things in my life: my family, my love of photography Read on…

Month of 1sts

Month of Firsts – June 2017

Here we go again, time to round up the firsts for another month.  I started this series of posts because I have a type of epilepsy that affects my short-term memory.  Quite simply if I don’t write it down I forget it.  I don’t want to forget the moments that have brought a smile to my face, those that pulled at my heart-strings and even those that left me wanting to rip my hair out in frustration.  There is a bit of a mix this month, so Harry here is Read on…

My Week In Pictures // Week 2

Welcome to my new series of posts – My Week In Pictures.  It is where I choose a maximum of 3 pictures to sum up my week.  This collection of posts is designed to help me focus on the happy stuff in my week.  It is often too easy to get dragged in to the complexities of life and lose sight of what is important.  So this series will – hopefully – help me combine my three favourite things in my life: my family, my love of photography and blogging. Read on…

Thank You Teacher – 7 Reasons To Be Grateful

Harry has just finished his first year in Nursery Class and on the last day of term I sent him in with a thank you card and a box of chocolates for Teacher.  But I feel a £2 box of Dairy Milk and a piece of paper doesn’t really convey all the things I was grateful for over the last school year.   So this is my heartfelt official thank you and here are the 7 reasons why: Thank you for putting up with him taking everything (and I mean Read on…