Be Prepared

In order to avoid the School Morning Bitch Fight, I opted to be a little more prepared and get the kids semi-sorted for their first day back tomorrow; pack bags with what they can, make sure they have clean, washed, dried and folded clothes to wear … we’re not having…

Important Memo re: School Lunches

A Real Mums community service announcement Those of you who have already experienced the school thing may or may not be aware of this. The veterans amongst us (I, personally, have experienced the range from First Day through to Last Day of the entire primary school span) will likely be…

A very clever child

Prep assessment ‘testing’ this morning, where, basically, we drop the kids off, bugger off for half an hour, leaving them in the capable hands of the teacher to do some literacy and numeracy testing. Not comparing kids at all, just ‘testing’ to see where they are at. So, we do…

Argh! Cupcakes

Guess which idiot is up making cupcakes just pre-midnight? It all started last week with the list out the front of kinder asking parents to bring something to the kinder group breakup for tomorrow. All the stuff I would normally have purchased was already taken by mums with foresight. Or,…