The school photos were coming up and I was trying to work out how I could get my kids looking their best. Not looking like fashion models, just not with messy hair, old faded uniforms and Vegemite on their faces.
(I was heavily pregnant at the time.)
Among various strategies including making sure there were newish cleanish uniforms available, I decided to put Jessie in black stockings on the day. I was expecting her legs to look a little like this in the photo, only with scrubby white sneakers as they were the only school shoes she owned at the time:
I didn't promise it would be a particularly interesting blog post.