Half Term {Ordinary Moments}

As a teacher, I guess I take having the school holidays off with my kids for granted.  There are lots of ways in which teaching is most definitely not family friendly but the school holidays?  Yes, they’re a win. I’ve been working on supply for the best part of five years now and of course with that comes significant flexibility – I can choose exactly when I do and don’t work – which turns out to be really quite lucky as, for the first time ever, the school I’m currently working in has a different half term to my own children.  I’m sure February half-term is usually pretty standard but I’ve found lots of my friends have different holidays to me this time. For the sake of childcare but more because I actually want to spend time with my kids, I took this last week off work.  Yes we’ve lost…

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Could your ex be damaging your credit rating?

Could your ex be damaging your credit rating?

Money.  It isn’t all that romantic.  And in fact can be the source of many an argument.  Dave and I don’t fall … View Post
The School Run {Ordinary Moments}

The School Run {Ordinary Moments}

As a full time primary school teacher, I never thought I’d get to do the school run with my own children.  I always … View Post
The one where Chloe got Chicken Pox

The one where Chloe got Chicken Pox

Day 1 Thursday morning and it’s the usual mad dash to get everyone up and out to childcare so I can be at work … View Post
A full house clean from Fantastic Services – Review

A full house clean from Fantastic Services – Review

It’s Tuesday afternoon, shortly after lunch, Amy is in bed and I’ve got an hour or two to crack on and get … View Post
The first day of school

The first day of school

The start of the new school year is looming, the new uniforms are labelled, the PE kits packed and the parents are getting ready … View Post
The Yoga Diaries – Week Two

The Yoga Diaries – Week Two

Ok so I said I wasn’t going to write a weekly diary of every single day, and I still don’t really intend … View Post