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School Selection Stress

As most of you know, we are in the process of moving from one province to another. As a contractor’s wife, as soon as you hear where you’re being ‘shipped off to’ next, you do two things:

  • Cry – weather out of relief from leaving the hell hole you’re currently living in, or sadness from leaving a place you feel at home in – it was the later for me this time.
  • Google – after the crying is over, you jump on the internet and furiously google the place you’ll be moving to. As a mother this googling is centred around schools, houses and things to do.

This time the most important on that list is schooling. Our eldest will be starting Grade 1 in January next year, which is a big deal for her and for us. I want to be able to give her the best standard of education we can afford. Education is so important. I believe this to be true, not just for her, but for ALL children.  Continue reading “School Selection Stress”