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This whole ‘going to school’ thing is new for both of us. Since I split from The Father three years ago, it’s been me and Flea. I’ve worked part-time since she was born, and we’ve always spent loads of time together. So suddenly not knowing what she’s doing between 8.30am…

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Big School: the verdict

Months of planning, years of budgeting, agonising about which school, trying to find that one, secret shop in the WHOLE world that sells knee-length grey school socks… yes, Flea has started big school. When I picked her up this afternoon, I was keen to basically have my child validate my…

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Things I could have bought instead of school uniform

This Thursday, Flea will join the reception class at her school. Being an organised, professional sort of Mummy, obviously I chose today (Tuesday) to go and buy her school uniform. Fortunately, Flea attended the pre-school already, so she can re-use some kit from last year, but she needed some new…

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I’m in my Happy Place.

By the time you read this, I will be gone. Oh yes, I’m writing this post in advance and by now I’m on hols. Maybe I’m on a beach somewhere making sandcastles. Or perhaps experiencing the special joy that is eating in a motorway service station. Who knows? I hope…

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Ferris said it best.

I’m off to that there London tomorrow for some meetings then I’ve got a few days holiday before Flea starts school. Perfect timing. Certain minority factions in the Mummy blogging community have got their collective knickers in a twist and it’s all threats of legal action, people leaving communities, and…

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