Another Parenting Chapter: The School Trip.

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.

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The Nursery Diaries – Week Six, Term One.

  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.

New Milestone: Starting Nursery – It’s Tough (On The Parents).

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).