What’s It Like When Your Firstborn Starts School? 

This time three years ago we thought that we were as ready as we could possibly be for our precious firstborn  starting school. We'd done all the stuff you're supposed to do, the stuff that's covered in the letter that you get from the school and in the back to school advertising campaigns. The uniforms … Continue reading What’s It Like When Your Firstborn Starts School? 

What's It Like When Your Firstborn Starts School? 

This time three years ago we thought that we were as ready as we could possibly be for our precious firstborn  starting school. We'd done all the stuff you're supposed to do, the stuff that's covered in the letter that you get from the school and in the back to school advertising campaigns. The uniforms … Continue reading What's It Like When Your Firstborn Starts School? 

Reflections on our first school year

Tomorrow at midday our school year comes to an end. For our little family it's been our first real school year, as Ciarán only started "big school" in September. This day last year we went to his playschool graduation, the small girl only three weeks old, and we wondered how he would fare with all … Continue reading Reflections on our first school year