The Tale of Starting School

The summer holidays are really flying by which means that we will soon be officially starting school. Eek! In all honesty, Elsie is still a…

The Last Day Of Nursery

I thought I would be a blubbering wreck on your last day of nursery. But unlike your first day of nursery, where I sobbed all…

70 Summer Holiday Ideas & Activities

It’s the summer I’ve always been dreading. The summer holidays before Elsie starts actual big school, so want to make it one to remember, busting…

Is The Marie Kondo Method Worth The Effort?

When I finally got around to reading Marie Kondo’s infamous book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, alongside watching her show, Tidying Up with Marie…

Starting School Reading Books

A really simple and subtle way to prepare your pre-schooler for starting primary school is through reading books. Reading together was one piece of advice…

The Renovation Project: The Garden

When we decided to sell our first home and buy a house, way back at the start of 2015, we never imagined that it wouldn’t…

Starting School Advice From The Teachers

If you follow me over on Instagram, then you’ll know that Elsie’s school induction day didn’t quite go to plan. It was completely my fault.…

Simple Ways To Prepare For School

With only four weeks to go until the summer holidays begin, I thought it the perfect time to launch my Starting School Series. A series…