Thank god it’s back-to-school time: the best seven tweets from exasperated parents

As the last few schools open their doors and parents breathe a sigh of relief, Twitter brings you the whole story, from the expense of buying uniform and the pitfalls of doing the uniform shopping early, to finally getting the little sods out of your hair.

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7. “For those of you with kids #BackToSchool next week. Here’s the essential music book for you”

And finally, a dire warning from @bingowings14 that the problems don’t go away when they reach college age:

“16yo starts college on Monday. He’ll tell me about something important that he needs for his course as soon as the shops shut on Sunday.”

Eeek!