On your 1st day of year one

  Wow.   Your 1st day of year one.   I can’t believe it’s here, and yet…it’s the moment that’s been playing on my mind since you first pulled your reception class summer uniform on, all those months ago. It was always going to be the greatest bitter sweet moment for us.   You’re a big girl now. No looking back. Just onwards and upwards.   Don’t get me wrong,…

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To the mum who would rather ‘eat her own sh*t’ than shop with her kids today

  #TrueStory. I’ve been battling an absolute killer of a migraine all today so popped out at lunch for a bit of fresh air. Our offices are right by Oxford Street in London and before I knew it, my feet had walked me into the kids department at H&M. I love H&M kids! Head pounding, I sort of wafted around, kid-free and settled on a rail of new kids leggings.…

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11 back to school daft comments beta parent will always say

  Getting ready to go back to school can bring out the most peculiar comments from Beta parent.       When there’s only 1 style of school shoe left on the shelf in the right size AND the little one is wailing into the shop assistants face as if it’s HER fault. Beta to Alpha: Why didn’t you get them school shoes BEFORE they broke up from school for…

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My Sunday Photo – #Foodie

  After a pretty sleepless Bank Holiday weekend, all I can say is THANK YOU Ask Italian for serving up this awesome feast today! #Foodie.     Yes. That is Calamari. And yes. She ate it!! #SeafoodGoals     And finally. #MySundayPhoto.     Does dessert get any better than this?       What’s your favourite type of dessert?         

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7 reasons to watch Strictly Come Dancing as a family

  Strictly Come Dancing is back this year. Hooray!! The line up has been released. And now we are on the edge of our seats waiting for the big D day.   A post shared by BBC Strictly (@bbcstrictly) on Aug 21, 2018 at 12:09am PDT   Strictly Dancing means Autumn will soon be on the way. With work starting to come out of the busiest time of the year…

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My Sunday Photo – Teen Button

    And just for a split second, I see you. Teen Button!        

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My Sunday Photo – Family

  When Uncle Button comes home. This happens.     This.     And definitely more of this.     We’ve been missing the big Button for a while now as he’s been making his mark up north at University and beyond. It’s always a treat to see him back home in London in the holidays. And I can’t stop grinning to see how easily these two get along. Two…

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