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Now You Are 12!

Happy birthday to my beautiful girl, 12 today. And how that time has flown! On the one hand, I can’t quite believe that my baby girl is 12 today, it seems so grown up. And yet on the other, I can see how much older she looks these days, the changes in her as she …

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It Seems They’re Growing Up

The kids and I went out recently. Which under recent circumstances was actually unusual. We’d forgotten about going out, it’s been a while. It was an uneventful trip, nothing to tell really. So why am I talking about it? Because it was uneventful, that’s just it. Somehow, somewhere along the way, the kids have grown …

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Today Is The Day

Today is the day. Today is the day that we have been waiting for. Looking forward to? I’m not quite sure, actually. Today is the day that news of the secondary school places are released.  We want to know what will be happening, my daughter wants to find out where she’ll be spending the next …

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Is It Half Term Yet?

Is it half term yet? Nearly, the end is in sight! How’s everyone doing? How is the homeschooling going? As you can probably tell by the title of this post, I am more than ready for half term. This half term has been hard. It has felt soooo long. Homeschool is quite different to when …

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