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Class Meetups, Nursery Graduation & Legoland!

Last weekend was a pretty fun time for us, hectic but well spent family time! A number of things were planned so I decided to take the friday off work. As Aj gets ready for big school in September I’m actually starting to question working 5 days a week – this is something I’ll be reviewing over the next few months…

Not to get sidetracked, here’s what we got up to last weekend!

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Making the Most of the Summer Holidays

I remember when I was little and I used to look forward to school holidays, not because we would travel anywhere exciting as such but because it meant I didn’t have to wake up early! Yes, for as long as I can remember I’ve always loved my sleep!

Summer holidays meant no school, so we would wake up whenever and just play, play and play some more! My mum was a teacher so she was on ‘holiday’ too while she caught up with school work and did the usual running around for the house and other things here and there.

My kids holidays are going to be very different from mine though!

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Standon Calling Festival 2016 Happened!

Last weekend we went for the Standon Calling festival and it was very interesting! Had a shakey start but the finish was great fun all round!

Officially the festival was on from Friday the 29th till Sunday the 31st of July but we could only go on Saturday, what with work and other family comittements.

As I mentioned here, this was my first family festival so I was really curious to attend it and see what it was like and I wasn’t disappointment!

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Getting Aj Ready for Reception in September

Getting Aj ready for Reception in September

I remember last year when I was so excited about Aj starting pre-school and wearing a uniform and then getting back into work from maternity and the school runs! All the things that could happen in a year…

Now, we’re doing it all again, getting Aj ready for new school again in a new town and once again there’s a lot to think about, to plan and prepare for…

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Standon Calling Family Festival 2016

Looks like we’ll be going our first family festival in July! How exciting!

Earlier in the week I got asked if I’ll be interested in attending the Standon Calling Family Festival 2016 and I was like where do I sign up! These are all part of the things I used to miss living in the north I tell you – networking and family events.

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Settling down in the South - Aj & Junior

Aj and Junior settling down in the South

I still can’t believe we moved down south! I talked so much about my doubts and uncertainity so it’s funny how I did a quick turn around. Sometimes life just presents you with an opportunity and you either grab it and run with it or dig your heels in and stand your ground…

All things considered, moving down south has been better than I expected. We decided to simplify a number of things which helped, however, come September it’s going to be interesting time again and I just pray it sorts itself out before we get there!

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New beginnings… new job, town, nursery, school…

The last two month have been a whirlwind! I don’t even know where to start…

Well, I do actually, it all started with this post where I had a bit of a rant about long distance relationships! Well hubby read it and he wasn’t pleased at all! And that’s how it all began!

Next thing I knew, I found myself (and my family) in Hertfordshire!

Yes! We’ve moved down south!

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