There are only a few weeks left before we finish another school year and thoughts are turning to summer holidays. But before you start packing, here are ten tips for making the last weeks of school count! … [Read more...] about Making the most of the last weeks of the school year
With the temperature finally below 30 degrees here in Dubai it's time to play outside again. And time to work on organising outdoor toys! After a long, hot, dusty summer, your outdoor toys probably need a bit of a clean-up and organisation. That's exactly what I did for this little boy's toys. Previously the toys were stored on two metal racks and a bookcase placed outside in a covered alley … [Read more...] about Organising outdoor toys
Back when Mr 5 was only two years old, I decided to hold a little Halloween party. The perfect excuse to dress up, play silly games and eat candy! We had great fun, the little ones looked so cute, and Mummy got to eat all the left over chocolate (win!). Being almost exactly six months after his birthday, the casual little Halloween party quickly became a tradition, filling in the gap between … [Read more...] about A fun Halloween party doesn’t have to be a nightmare!
Today was the big day. The day we had been planning for since school broke up at the end of June. Back To School Day, Sunday 28th August. I’ve organised everything, planned for every eventuality and blogged about it for weeks. But life had other plans, and we were... late! You see, despite our early bedtime last night, a final check that everything was ready and (I admit it), a little smile to … [Read more...] about Sometimes all you can do is smile: Alarm Fail and the night-before routine
It's back to school time! As we approach the start of a new academic year, here are ten things that help us be more organised for school that you won’t find on the school supply list! Hair straighteners: Not just for Mummy's morning hair struggles! Having put the iron through Mr 6’s brand new PE shorts last year whilst ironing on the name tapes, I wondered whether hair straighteners … [Read more...] about Back to School: 10 things you need for school, that no-one ever tells you
If you are anything like me, your days have probably become a bit "laid back" over the summer. With Back to School day on the horizon, here are my tips to get back into a routine with minimal effort, all ready to start this new school year as your most organised yet! School days start early, which means we all have to start earlier too. Use the last week before the new term to transition … [Read more...] about Back to school: 10 ways to find your routine