Tag Archives: school

Mar 15th, 2009

Two weeks in the life of Mim

Em over at Shrinking Yoda has posted a look at her schedule over 2 weeks. Out of a kind of morbid curiosity I thought I’d do the same. The week just gone:9th – 15th March Mon – Take kids to school. Work at publishers. Pick up from school. Supervise homework. Cook dinner. Take Caitlin to […]

Feb 6th, 2009

Snippets revisited

Caitlin’s a total drama queen so, yeah, she did have a bit of a difficult day but she gets over these things pretty quickly too. Thanks everyone for the kind words 🙂 The hat reappeared the next day, as I knew it would, I’m well trained in the clear labeling of kids clothes. Working in […]

Feb 3rd, 2009

Snippets from the first week back at school

In the morning on the day the kids were placed in their classes David was pale-faced and anxious, dreading getting the deputy principal as his teacher. This very likely result did indeed eventuate which was not at all surprising as I had had conversations with the teachers at the end of last year in which […]

Dec 10th, 2008

Someone should do something

Let me paint a picture for you. Your child is starting kindergarten next year. Perhaps this is your first child to be heading off to school, perhaps it’s your last, either way the kid is looking forward to it. You and your partner have got the school holiday child care juggling act all figured out […]

Dec 9th, 2008

I do not like public speaking

It’s not that I’m particularly bad at it, in fact people have been known to tell me I’m quite good at it. Unfortunately my body doesn’t seem to know that. I get incredibly tense, heart racing, can’t focus on things properly, really stressed and all the time I know I’m going to be perfectly fine […]

Dec 3rd, 2008

I’m going to read to you whether you like it or not!

Today I spent the whole day feeling like nothing was working out quite the way it was supposed to. I had planned to give myself the morning off, once I’d dropped the kids at school I was going to come home and spend an hour and a half doing whatever I bloody well wanted to […]