Double Star of the Week Action!

Last Friday I had the pleasure of being invited to Star of the Week assembly to see Chloe be chosen for the second time this year. Her teacher told the whole school about her natural writing talent, about how hard she works and how she is always pushing herself to try out new things in her writing (the current favourite being brackets!). Her teacher read out an extract of her writing in assembly, I cried. I’m so proud of this little girl of mine. She has been the most amazing company this weekend – she suddenly seems to be very grown up both in the way she looks and the way she behaves. Don’t get me wrong, she’s still a right old drama queen when she wants to be but there’s a noticeable thread of maturity that has appeared recently ❤️❤️ And again today, just one week later, Amy has…

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