Back to School Nerves or The Curse of the Working Mum

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Funny how things don’t quite go as you expect isn’t it?

I did the Organised Mum thing as we broke up last term. Organising is what I do best. That’s why I worked in marketing and sales before becoming Miss Moneypenny. I like to plan and tick things off lists. I checked the uniform list issued last term and the notes I made at the “New Reception Parents” evening held at school, when they stressed the importance of non-marking soles on the plimsolls, begged us to buy velcro straps, not slip-on or lace-ups and gave handy hints for extra long loops on art overalls and top buttons of shirts. I ordered everything we needed and labelled it all diligently. I even reorganised Little Chap’s chest of drawers and wardrobe to make room for everything where he can reach it. Sorted.

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Just For Mum

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I’m all for sharing the blog love and these particular posts have moved me to laughter or tears. Read on and prepare to be entertained… All Women Cry for No Reason posted Anonymously at The Real Super Mum Blog – … Continue reading

Choosing and Losing Childcare Part 1

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One of the biggest responsibilities of motherhood, choosing the right childcare is hard, whatever your situation. Full or part-time, work at home, near home or far from home. It not only has to suit your beloved Little One, but also to meet … Continue reading