Oh, surely those words strike fear into most parents hearts?! I know this year I am woefully unprepared for the festive season, but it is approaching with the speed of a freight train, and so it’s time to start trying to get organised.
For many parents (myself included) the school morning rush always involves some degree of shouting or stress. There are lunches, bags, water bottles, sports gear, homework, gosh the list goes on and that’s just the stuff they need in their hands on the way out the door, let alone actually getting them ready to leave the house. I am by no means an expert, but I’ve done a few things that have reduced the stress for everyone and made life run a bit easier, hopefully it gives you an idea or two as well!
Parents all over the country are alternately sobbing and cheering as school is about to start for another year. For those sending their kids off for the first time it’s a bittersweet moment of letting them grow and wanting to hold onto them, for others its a time that you can take a huge sigh of relief and start cleaning up after the chaos of school holidays (I’m definitely the latter).
Hey you guys, Christmas is coming really soon! I know I’m not prepared (either financially or emotionally) and so I’m starting to write lists of what I need to do to make sure everything goes smoothly for the festive season, and I’m not running around like a chicken with my head cut off, which lets face it, is my default setting. If like me you are a little bit under prepared, here is 3 things to make your life a little easier as Christmas nears