Where an earth did the last 3 weeks go. If I am honest I have been consumed with the emotion of Katie leaving primary school. In the past 3 weeks we have had the Year 6 trip to London, leavers assembly, leavers party, and then the final goodbye to primary school after 11 amazing years. It has certainly been an end of an era in the Williams’ house.

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Katie’s leaving book and shirt which had so many wonderful messages from friends and teachers.

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It has to be the leavers assembly which was last Friday.  My tears were kept under wraps for all of 2 minutes, until Katie opened the assembly.… Continue reading

Today I will pick my little lady up from primary school for the very last time. The final school run EVER at 3.15pm, after doing it for 11 years.

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11 years of doing the school run in the wind, rain, snow, sleet, hail and occasionally the sun.

11 years of getting my children to school on time (apart from that time I was REALLY late and Katie got a late mark). Oh and that time my husband went to work with the house keys in his pocket and we were locked in.

11 years of standing in a soggy school field, cheering on your kids at sports day.… Continue reading

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On Friday evening I drove past my son’s high school and was overcome with emotion, blinking away the tears as I drove my daughter back from her dance class. The reason for this sudden and unexpected outburst was prom night, an American tradition that we have adopted over here. Driving home it hit me that I will be the one standing outside the school in just 2 years. The mum who will no doubt be saying ‘just one more picture’ as our son rolls his eyes. And if I get emotional just driving past, what an earth am I going to be like when I see him, all ready for his own prom night.… Continue reading