Workingmums' guide to the school run

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Workingmums' guide to the school run

Friday, 31st October 2014

Half term offers the opportunity to recharge, although sometimes it might not feel like that. But next week it’s back to the fray. For those with school-aged children, this may be something you view with mixed feelings [for those with younger children who are thinking things get easier once children start school, look away now]. On the one hand, office politics are nothing on sibling rivalry; on the other hand, there’s the school run. How do you make it easier? Workingmums.co.uk has some tips.

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