Category: family

Growing up.

Doing up my children's room has been a great way to acknowledge that my children are getting older. Have a look at what I did to their room!

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Hope.

Last week, I returned to work and during that time we have prepared for when the school partially re-opens. I am not going to lie, it was one strange, hard week. Everything is upside down and the new systems in place to ensure social distancing is comepletely alien to how schools actually function. I am…

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Encouragement.

As tears rolled down my face on Monday night, I had come to the end of myself. Homeschooling, the reality of isolation, tantrums from a 6 year old, my 8 year old acting like a surly teenager and a disagreement with my partner had left me feeling…empty. Empty and sad. I knew this wasn’t going…

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Love.

We have never known an Easter like this. An Easter where we cannot gather together physically or have friends over to our home to celebrate this time of year. There is real fear and anxiety over the corona virus and its long term impact. We are all in the same situation but are facing different…

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1st week of homeschooling done!

Well, that is technically one week of schooling done. It has been strange, wonderful and stressful for everyone involved. As you know, I work as a teaching assistant in a primary school however, I am still nervous about homeschooling my two boys.  I tried making my own timetable in preparation for the coming weeks but honestly,…

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My kids finally get it.

With everything that has been going on about corona virus, the build to whether we will or won’t shut down, the news and the intense family discussion taking place in our house, the boys are fully aware of the virus and its impact. They have even taken to washing their hands more often without complaint!…

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