Tag Archives: back to school

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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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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Team Netmums – Summer holidays – a tale of two halves

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for another Team Netmums blog and this week we bring news of discord in the camp! (cue dramatic music – da da durrrrrr) ****************************************************************************** This is a funny time for Team Netmums – a … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: When I was 5 I ran away from school…

For many of us this week is back to school week. We loved seeing all the pictures of your little darlings in their new school uniforms and shiny shoes. This lovely story from ‘The real life of a narrowboat wife’ … Continue reading

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The playground – it’s a jungle out there!

“Early to bed with newly ironed uniform laid out and carefully packed new bags all ready to go but sleep just wouldn’t come. My tummy fluttered with nerves, my half awake dreams were shaky and troubled. I tossed and turned … Continue reading

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Top Tips for starting school

Today’s blog is from Clara Vulliamy, writer and illustrator of children’s books. She is a mum of two and loves (amongst other things) doodling, chocolate buttons, cardigans and train journeys. Clare also has a beautiful and brilliantly written blog, Sunny … Continue reading

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