For her first school trip Freya went to...Tesco. That’s right, the supermarket. Apparently it was The Best Day Ever. They got to go through doors you’re not normally allowed to enter, wear paper hats, bake bread and learn about all sorts of food. It sounds amazing... and not at all like the exact same place … Continue reading Another Parenting Chapter: The School Trip.
We made it. We have officially broken up for half term, which means we have survived the first weeks of nursery – and relatively intact too. It’s been an interesting time. In most respects it has gone far better than I thought it would but there have been some unexpected downsides. On the plus … Continue reading The Nursery Diaries – Week Six, Term One.
That's it! Week three and I think I'm going to have to stop sending her - we simply haven't got enough wall space for all the "art" she's bringing home. One day there were FIVE splodges of paint on paper beautiful paintings plus two pieces of paper where she had snipped the edges with her new skill … Continue reading Nursery Diaries – Week Three, Term One.
I've bought the uniform, the name labels (although I've put them in a safe place and they are currently m.i.a.), new shoes, a backpack. If it's on the list, she has it. We are ready. Or at least, one of us is. Every time someone mentions nursery, and it's surprisingly often these days, Mark and I share a look... … Continue reading New Milestone: Starting Nursery – It’s Tough (On The Parents).