Category Archives: Back to school

Blog of the Week: To my daughter, the night before she starts school

Starting school emotions have been running high this week on the Netmums Bloggers Network, but we thought this post from Northern Mum summed up the bitter-sweetness of it so well we just had to share it with you. Did your little … Continue reading

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Emotional preparation for starting school – Guest post

Penny Tassoni, President of the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years, gives us some invaluable tips for preparing your child, emotionally, for that very important first day at big school.  Netmums also has lots more information on both Starting School and going … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: Longer School Hours – Are you Crazy?!

Our Blog of the Week this week is from The Ramblings of a Former Rock n’ Roll Mum who shares her thoughts on the recent proposals for longer school days. There have been some strong views on the subject by … Continue reading

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Help give a child a breakfast

Breakfast…it’s just part of the day isn’t it? Whether you and your family choose toast or cereal, boiled eggs and soldiers, yoghurt and fruit, a warm bowl of porridge on a chilly morning…it’s the meal that sets you up for … Continue reading

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Team Netmums and the end of lazy hazy summer days

Ah lazy hazy summer…how we have loved you ! The most lovely thing about you was being able to chuck all routine out of the window* No alarm clock and stressy mornings timed to military precison. No stumbling about with … Continue reading

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Back to School money saving tips

‘Twas the night before Back to School and all through the house Nic from Team Netmums in Scotland was running around like a blue arsed fly getting everything ready and organised to make the cruel early start for the school run … Continue reading

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Will the new School Gates mini-genre be 2013’s answer to Fifty Shades? by Nicola May

Today’s guest blog is from author Nicola May, whose new novel is one mums everywhere are bound to love. Team Netmums took a copy away to read on the beach this summer and couldn’t put it down. We have five … Continue reading

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