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School’s (Nearly) Out For The Summer!

As I write this (or at least start to), it’s Tuesday on the last week of school, before the girls break up for the Summer. And I’m going to utter those words that all parents utter at this time of the year “WHERE on earth did this year go….? How… read more


Sometimes… But today…

Sometimes Sometimes the girls go to bed easily. Teeth, stories, songs, reading, lights out, sleep. Sometimes we then have the energy and time to tidy round the downstairs fully. And make their pack lunches the night before. Sometimes we’re on top of homework, and it’s all ready to hand in,… read more


Parents Evening? And I’m the parent. Really…??

Last week was parents evening at 4YO’s school. Naturally it fell (yet again) on a week when hubby was away and couldn’t make it. Luckily my wonderful friend, neighbour and fellow reception-parent had a later appointment than me, so offered to look after (and feed – thank you lots!) 4YO… read more


2014: New year, new routine

For most people the new year starts on the 1st January. For me it’s normally March (see 2011 post Happy New Year!!). But this year, I’m upping my game bringing it forward: 1st February 2014 will officially start New Year in the Contented Calf house. There are a number of… read more


A New Term, a New Chapter: School

September: the start of a new term; the start of a new school year (a little later than most for us newbie reception class parents); very much feeling like the start of a new season; and the start of a new chapter in the Contented Calf household. As I sit here,… read more


Now, what did I forget…??

To forget: to cease or fail to remember; be unable to recall: to forget someone’s name. I forget things all the time: what I went upstairs to get, what’s in the diary for the next week, that I’ve actually come to pick up BF from nursery in the car so… read more