My Twins Are Back In School. Oh Yes!

We are just two days into returning to school since the Christmas holidays, and I have found the relief incredible. Is that wrong? I’m not sure, but I am still relieved for all of that. Although it was only just over two weeks long, with the holidays being Christmas and all the excitement that is involved with Christmas, it felt like 10 years!! Here is a couple of reasons why. When my five year old twins are home from school or on the weekends, our tv is permanently on CBeebies. On a few occasions, I changed channels because the girls weren’t… [Read More]

Sandwiches And The School Run OMG! Its Back!

Where have the last six weeks gone? The summer holidays are over and it’s back to the packed lunches and the mayhem of the school run. Get dressed for school! Where are your school shoes? We are going to be late! Hurry up turn and the tv off! Do you need need the toilet? It’s raining, you need a coat! Let’s go! No, wait! Where are your school bags? Have I got to do everything kids….? Come on this is crazy! Every morning it’s a mad rush to just get out of the house, let alone arrive at the school… [Read More]

The School Run: Organised or Mayhem?

I have read on many occasions either as a full post or included in a post about the difficulty of the school run. This is something that never ceases to amaze me. I will explain why. I first of all have never been late in getting my four year old twin girls to school on time. What do I think is the reason for this? Well, it’s simple, it’s organisation. I have always been the sort of person that prepares in advance. It has always been the way I have approached my job as a painter and decorator. Everyday on… [Read More]