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5 Ways to Help your Kids with their Homework.

Be honest, when your child announces that they have homework, do you feel your heart sink a little? Homework is something that all of us have had to endure, but even as an adult you seemingly cannot escape it! Homework is an important aspect of your child’s education, it teaches them about priorities, self-discipline and

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School: What To Ask Potential Schools as an LGBTQ Family

With T’s first term at school over and done with, it’s made me realise not only how fast each term is now going to go (where did those 6 weeks go?!) but how far T has come in the short space of time that he’s been in school. He’s doing really well mentally and academically,

A Letter to T After His First Week of School

My Dearest, This week, you started on the biggest journey of your life so far; School. It’s an incredibly exciting time for you – something you keep reminding me – you’re finally going into “Big Kid” school! You’re no longer my baby – something else you tell me on a weekly basis – but instead a

School: Why Does it Feel Like Goodbye?

Today is T’s last day at nursery. His last day. How did that happen? I remember viewing his nursery and getting butterflies in my stomach. It was perfect, and the people were perfect. He then started just before his first birthday (as he decided to arrive late and my maternity leave ended just before his

Milestones: The Last Year

A few weeks ago Sharon and I submitted T’s application for Primary Schools, and as soon as we pressed ‘submit’ it hit us. It suddenly dawned on us that this would be the last year of doing so many things that we’re currently used to, and I’m a little sad. From family holidays whenever we