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FAMILY LIFESTYLE PARENTING

SNOW DAY

February 7, 2021

We have been waiting weeks for a forecast of snow. We watched other parts of the UK become blanketed in the white stuff and we sort of gave up hope of the South East ever getting any. That was until last week when the weatherman forecast a full 5 days of snow. Because of lockdown, heading out to the shops for a sledge wouldn’t exactly be acceptable and classed as “essential shopping”. I mentioned to James how disappointing it would…

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FAMILY LIFESTYLE PARENTING

GOODBYE JUNIORS

July 17, 2020

Where to start? In September Gracie headed into year six with such excitement. So much to look forward to and so much to gain. And then COVID happened and before we knew it the schooling system had changed dramatically. We as parents were the ones teaching and we had to prepare for them for the inevitable, that their end of year will be hugely different to previous. No production, no residential, no year 6 transition to senior school, no celebration.…

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PARENTING

AND SO IT BEGINS

September 15, 2019

So it begins. It felt like yesterday I was viewing primary schools for Gracie. How an earth has it come to this? This week saw me visit the first of many senior schools. Still can’t quite get my head round the fact I have a child that is old enough for senior school!  To be honest I started looking last September as the school I (read she) wants to go to was doing a huge talk about a new school…

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