8 Ways to Prepare Your Kids (and You) for Starting School

From the moment your child becomes an ‘official’ student at your chosen (or should I say allocated in some cases) school, you’ll be flooded with communications via email, text, app, smoke signal, hieroglyphics, post and more about all kinds of weird and wonderful things – so you need somewhere to log it all.

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She’ll remember what you did, not what you didn’t

Elsie started preschool today. She couldn’t have been more ready as she hopped from foot to foot whilst helping me prepare her first ever packed lunch. However, last night it felt like I’d had a massive wake up call that…

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Summer on a Shoestring

It’s no secret that the Summer holidays can play havoc with your cash flow. Days out, nights away and trips to the supermarket all add up when you’ve got the kids in tow. This year we have tried to keep…

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Back to School with Smiggle

I made a vow last year to get prepared for Florence going back to school early on in the holidays and I’m pleased to say we now have just about everything ready for her to head into Year 2 (I…

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Endings and Beginnings

September is so bittersweet and never more so than this year. Full of endings and beginnings it’s a time to reflect and move on. A time to appreciate what was and a time to feel excited about what will be.…

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