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I’m back

Hello world.  It’s been a long time since I wrote here.  So I thought I’d drop you a line to let you know i’m still around and give you a brief update. So much has happened over the last month. … Continue reading

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Holiday Wish List

So, we go off to Skiathos tomorrow.  We’ve been doing a bit of planning and preparation for the trip. We have to plan.  Yeah – OK, I’m a bit of a control freak and I like to know what there … Continue reading

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Crying

I went upstairs at 10.30 a few nights ago to find my little man sobbing, great wraking, noisy, tear-streaming sobs. When I sat on the bed and asked him what was wrong. He couldn’t tell me. “I’m confused” he said, … Continue reading

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Primary School Memories

So, my Son has left his primary school.  There were the usual parties and end of year / leavers assemblies, which were all lovely.  But they never quite capture all the memories for every person. My little man did brilliantly … Continue reading

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Enjoying the holidays and Planning for School

Do you remember your first day at school? I have to admit to having no memory of it at all.  I think as parents we build it up and worry about it much more than the children do sometimes.  I … Continue reading

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Year 6 – The Last Half-Term

What the hell is the point of the last half term in Year 6? If you are the parent of a child just finishing primary school or you have older kids and have already been there, seriously – what’s the … Continue reading

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Am I a Carer?

As a disabled person, who is also the partner of a disabled person and the mother of two disabled children am I also a carer? In terms of some of the definitions used I am.  But what does that mean? … Continue reading

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There is nothing like a cuddle

On Friday night I got a cuddle:)  I was going to tell you about it at the weekend, but I ran out of time.  Anyway, it was a real, snuggly cuddle and it was with my 11 year-old B. So … Continue reading

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High School Panic on Hold

Hello all, I just thought I’d drop you a little update following my rather frazzled post on Tuesday and the worry about the High School induction. I’m pleased to say things are all a little calmer here at the moment. … Continue reading

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School Induction Nerves

So, we’re off to High School this evening.  This is our first official induction visit.  Mums and Dads and Kids.  First the children will be split into their tutor groups and taken off to classrooms whilst us parents are given … Continue reading

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