**This is a collaborative post
I know a lot of the country is on half term already but we’ve got to make it through the rest of this week before we get our holidays. We all definitely ready for a break, although I have to say I think this first half term has gone pretty quickly. Read more
This week has been all about Toby starting school. He had his first day on Tuesday and we did have a bit of a fight to get him to put his uniform on, and then he finally admitted he was scared (and excited too). Read more
Schools have now broken up for the summer holidays and that means it’s only six weeks until Toby will be starting in Reception. And that means just six weeks to get Toby ready to start primary school. I know lots of children are super excited about starting school – they can’t wait to get their uniform on and go off every day to learn and play and make new friends. Toby though is going to take a little more convincing!
Although he says he is looking forward to starting school, and will be joined by a few of his friends from nursery, he is still quite apprehensive about the whole thing. This seems to be manifesting itself in some pretty out of character behaviour, and this week a couple of bed-wetting incidents too. He was only four a couple of weeks ago so he’s still quite young really and I think it’s going to take quite a lot of adjusting to get ready for school. Read more