Tag: pre school

How not to make a costume for your child’s Christmas play

I was up at half five yesterday morning boiling a white polo shirt in a think soup of coffee grounds. You’re probably wondering why I was behaving in this eccentric fashion. The answer is very simple; it’s that time of year when my eldest child needs a costume for her Christmas play and a brown

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My first (troubled) day at school

The past few weeks have been emotional. My first born is about to start school and it’s definitely turning out to be a bigger deal for my wife and I than it is for our daughter. As if to remind us just how rapidly children grow up, our youngest has started crawling and is already

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Goodbye nursery, you dear old friend…

    Like many children across the UK, my daughter will be starting school any day now and so has left nursery ready to make the leap into reception class. She’d been going to this nursery for three years and so knew all the staff and had made a number of friends. Bizarrely, the experience

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