Tag: school

School photos are nothing to smile about

It’s school photos time! Prepare to draw your wallets at dawn, people. They’ll shoot first and stab you later. The ‘Basic’ package of school photos at our primary school costs the equivalent…

It's okay to really hate parenting sometimes

Don’t feel bad if you hate parenting sometimes

I completely dropped my parenting bundle one morning as we scrambled to get ready for school photo day. If school photo day isn’t a reason for a mum to hate parenting, I…

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This online maths tutor is my new favourite thing

I’d been expecting it, but it happened embarrassingly quickly. In fact, it was when my son hit Year 5 that I had to quietly mention I was no longer capable of helping…

Managing extracurricular activities and family life

5 tips to manage the chaos of extracurricular activities

After every school day there’s a sprint to the school gate as kids race to attend extracurricular activities. Most kids, most families, are committed to some kind of after school activity on…

Lunchbox snacks that high schoolers will love #lunchbox #snacks

21+ healthy lunchbox snacks to bake or buy

Those bloody lunchboxes, am I right!? I used to bemoan having to do the lunchbox packing when the kids were younger. Weirdly, it’s even harder now the kids pack their own. It…

The anxious mum guide to back to school

The anxious mum guide to back to school

Anxiety over change¬†can be triggered by anything. A new school routine, going on holiday, changing jobs, moving house. Any routine change can mess with your brain-space. Yep, back to school is torture…

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