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The Becomings of a Prep Mum

2015 brought us to the world of school. Of Prep. A non-compulsory first year of schooling in QLD for kids that turn 5 before the end of June. That was the little guy. 

With prep came a change of routine. A change of work hours. And a massive shift in day to day life for our clan. 

Having celebrated the survival of 4 years of daycare at the end of 2014. The beginning of 2015 was also a celebration. This Mama would be in charge of "drop off" for the first time ever. Previously a "dad duty" this change was almost the biggest for us all. 

From the time we made the difficult decision regarding working V stay at home Mum it had always been our intention that come school time, the work hours would decrease, and the Mum hours would increase. I counted down the years, months and days. 

With much thanks to a supportive employer, this change became reality. 

Since that first day in January, we have come along in leaps and bounds. As individuals, and as a family group. 

The little g…