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Organising for Starting School

When Eilidh was starting school for primary one I had so many dreamy ideas of how it would be.

Beautifully packed Pinterest inspired lunch boxes, with little notes inside them every day. Adorable hairstyles. Everything ironed, labelled and matching. Her school shoes would be polished and smart. Her P.E. kit would be the sweet skorts and lovely matching T-shirt and those classic Clark’s black gym shoes. We would enjoy doing homework together with beautifully wrapped jotters. Most of this was manageable, some days, then I remember how much else we have to do and it all mattered less and less. Also, I bloody hate homework, It takes away from family time, from Eilidh’s ‘down time’ and it can be a nightmare to find the time (& the will) to make her do it!

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