Starting November with a bang

Starting November with a bang

Last Tuesday, 1st November we had our first Parents Evening of Year Two.  I help in class on Wednesday afternoon’s so have seen glimpses of how Monkey is doing this term.  But as you all know, school has been a rocky road for us, so I was eager to see… Continue reading »

New highs in October

New highs in October

As I look ahead to Monkey turning 7 next month, I’m reminded of some new highs in October.  My lovely, timid child is changing in so many ways, slowly coming out of his shell and joining in with activities.  Towards the end of last month we celebrated Daddy P’s birthday… Continue reading »

Joining in with Sports Day

Project 366 2016 Week 25-26

You might have read my post yesterday, it’s fair to say that Sports Day is not a date on the calendar that’s looked forward to with any great fondness.  Monkey doesn’t like it, in fact that’s quite an understatement.  Joining in with Sports Day just doesn’t happen here. We woke… Continue reading »

Oh god it’s Sports Day again

Oh god it's Sports Day again

It’s coming to the end of June, which means oh god it’s Sports Day again.  Please tell me that’s I’m not alone in thinking this! You see I have a son who doesn’t like sports, well he likes watching motor sports, but that’s not very helpful in this instance.  I can’t… Continue reading »

Sharing Mummy on a school trip

Sharing Mummy on a school trip

One of the joys of working on the blog rather than fixed employment, is that I can drop things at a moments notice fairly easily.  I get to see school parades and Monkey not joining in with Sports Day, without having to juggle time off with employers.  I’m really thankful… Continue reading »

Nail biting and nose picking

Nail biting and nose picking

Have I failed as a mother? Will others look at my child and think urgh, disgusting! How do you stop bad habits? Is it a comfort or a confidence thing or is it just a childhood phase? Yes I admit it, nail-biting and nose picking is happening in this household…. Continue reading »