If, like me, you have spent the last month hearing ‘I’m bored’ and ‘Mum, can you …’ then you will be well aware that in a few weeks our little darlings will be back to school.
This year is huge for my daughter (and me!) as she starts Comprehensive school for the first time, now without getting too emotional and sentimental, I can’t quite believe that my little baby is growing up so fast.
Apart from the obvious emotional sentiment attached to my ‘baby’ going to ‘big school’, I have also become suddenly aware that it is apparently no longer cool to buy her a pair of school shoes from the place I have always taken her. Apparently at 11 and a half, you no longer want your foot measured in a ‘cool’ machine, nor do you want flashing lights on your shoes – go figure! Continue reading