Are you ready for the first day back at school? Are the uniforms all ironed, P.E kits packed, new school shoes tried and tested, pencil cases lying in wait?
No idea where you put their socks or sweaters six weeks ago?
Err – not quite, actually? Almost there? Absolutely no idea where you’ve put their socks or sweaters since they last wore them six weeks ago?
Don’t fear, you’re not alone.
From shudders at rejoining the school run to last-minute panics over whether you’ve got sports socks in the right colours, here’s how most of us are really feeling about the kids’ first day back at school…At the start of the summer holidays six weeks felt like a long time, but now…
back to school tomorrow, aaaah 6 weeks went by too fast.— Rachel (@GuardianRabbz) August 15, 2016
When you see a back to school commercial�� pic.twitter.com/OL9Fzoe13k— Jazz Jennings (@JazzJennings__) August 11, 2016
You had visions of being this organised…
But now this is how you’ll most likely be packing the school bags on Monday morning!
Good morning all.. I'm having the biggest clean up ever!! Getting my house in order before the kids go back to school!! Wish me luck xxx— Kerry Katona (@KerryKatona7) August 14, 2016
While also trying to make up for the last-minute panic with a (one-off) special brekkie, maybe...
Can someone just pack my suitcase for me because I'm just so unorganised pic.twitter.com/SCNH24sQyi— Lauren Bateson (@LaurenBateson) August 3, 2016
If you planned to use the weekend before the new school term to have a lie-in, you’ll likely know how this this feels:
Especially when you realise you can’t find the ‘safe place’ you chose to store all the school uniform in…
When you have a lot on your mind and your brain chooses to use that as an early morning alarm 2 days in a row pic.twitter.com/7j5jw0YuSh— Cat (@moreaboutcat) 24 July 2016
But hey, just getting everyone up, dressed and actually at the school gate on time is the most important thing!
From school uniform to P.E kit, get all your back to school essentials sorted at George.