So, World Book Day is literally just around the corner! I thought World Book Day was a fabulous day back when I was a teacher! The whole school came together to celebrate reading and books, and we could go off curriculum for a day (which was always a pleasant change) and do some really fun activities around books.  How lovely.  Hmmm, since becoming a parent I have a very different take on the day.  I… View Post

Living Arrows is a lovely photo series hosted by Donna over at What The Redhead Said which is all about celebrating childhood. As the poet Khalil Gibran wrote: “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.” I’m enjoying taking lots of photos of the children, and it is only when I look back over them that I notice the little things that I didn’t see at the time. The… View Post

I’ve always been a bit of a procrastinator – I’ll happily put off today what I might do tomorrow instead. Bills come in – well they can wait for a few weeks. Emails to send – not a problem they can sit in my inbox until I’ve got a bit more time. Text messages to answer – I’m sure they won’t mind if I reply in a few days. Oh it’s so easy to do.… View Post

Living Arrows is a lovely photo series hosted by Donna over at What The Redhead Said which is all about celebrating childhood. As the poet Khalil Gibran wrote: “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.” I’m enjoying taking lots of photos of the children, and it is only when I look back over them that I notice the little things that I didn’t see at the time. The… View Post

Term time holidays – should you or shouldn’t you? Well according to the Supreme Court, a council is currently not able to fine a parent if they can prove that their child is in school regularly.  In the case they heard, the child in question had a school attendance of over 93% across the school year, which definitely constitutes a regular attendance.  So, what effects does a term time holiday have?  As a former Primary… View Post