My First Baby Blog
The story of a life through pregnancy and after.

Summer School Fair

Monday, 27 June 2016 02:20 by Mari

We had our Summer school fair on Saturday. It was lovely to see all the parents working together to make money for the school. Contrary to what is happening in this country where everyone is angry wondering what their neighbours voted! 

It was a breath of fresh air. I enjoyed taking photos of all the children (and adults!) who loved playing around with the Wild West props.

The weather didn't cooperate that much and it rained heavily in the afternoon. But over all it turned out to be a lovely day for everyone!

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On the lack of time

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 01:59 by Mari

From school and nursery drop offs to school and nursery pick ups to cooking, cleaning, tidying and swimming lessons. I'm stopping there. Otherwise this will end up being a long list of boring chores. But I've decided to stop doing that and do more of what it really enjoy doing. One of which is improving this blog.

I also stopped cooking full on family meals every day. But I realise I quite enjoy doing that too. Kids love it they enjoy fish and a nice treat was having it all together noisily at the table.

Also amazing it only took few minutes to prepare. http://allrecipes.co.uk/recipe/20046/plaice-with-tomato-and-basil.aspx

I'm baking chocolate banana cakes for the school fair soon!

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I don't want to go to school!

Friday, 13 November 2015 02:32 by Mari

To be honest I wasn't thrilled to get back to the school routine either. We spent a lovely week in Kos. The weather was great, the kids enjoyed the kids clubs and got to spend quality time with S.

All this comings and goings to the school splits the day and I find I hardly get any time to get anything done.

E got a project about Diwali last night from school as homework. He has to finish it off for Monday, is it just me or is this too of a short notice? We've got a packed weekend and we have to see how to fit it in. Well anyway. We have to get it done!

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Awaiting Half Term

Thursday, 22 October 2015 06:23 by Mari

A didn't have a great week in nursery. He doesn't seem happy when I pick him up. Teachers say he doesn't cry but everyone can see his reluctance going through the school gates. His excuse is that he misses Mummy. Maybe he knows this is the perfect one that melts my heart!

I think really is that everyone is worn out. The waking hours keep on getting later (read latER for E, as he still wakes up before everyone else!).

I look forward to spend some good time with all the family. I found this first term very busy and stressful so we haven't been playing much so we have to make up for all the missed fun!

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