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The weekly roundup 14th – 20th December 2015
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December 22, 2015 posted by littlewhitecottage

The weekly roundup 14th – 20th December 2015

Monday 14th December It’s the holidays and we have Ollie back from school so we’re taking it easy and just having a bit of fun. We started off the week…

This picture is a lie…
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December 21, 2015 posted by littlewhitecottage

This picture is a lie…

Following on from yesterday’s blog about making sure you are in the photograph I had another thought about photos whilst I struggled through lunch with the family… This picture I…

Be in the picture…
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December 20, 2015 posted by littlewhitecottage

Be in the picture…

Sitting round the dinning room table looking through the photographs of a family’s entire story is both lovely and painful at the same time. Lovely because you get to learn…

But what do you do with the baby..?
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December 19, 2015 posted by littlewhitecottage

But what do you do with the baby..?

A lot of people are very curious when I tell them I Home Educate my 2 middle sons. They ask all sorts of questions and I always try to answer…

Never put them in a box…
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December 18, 2015 posted by littlewhitecottage

Never put them in a box…

My eldest son has a long an undulating history with the pencil. From the time he started nursery and his first teacher said rather apologetically ‘I’m so sorry there’s nothing…

Shape poems but updated and with ICT…
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December 17, 2015 posted by littlewhitecottage

Shape poems but updated and with ICT…

The boys had been out playing on the common outside our house and Henry came in looking like this. Apart from the mud you might notice that his trousers are…

But when do you get time to yourself..?
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December 13, 2015 posted by littlewhitecottage

But when do you get time to yourself..?

This is a question I’m often asked when I tell people I home educate my son (son to be 2 sons). I am no angel, I am no sainted mother…

I had an attack of the a & w’s…
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December 9, 2015 posted by littlewhitecottage

I had an attack of the a & w’s…

A couple of weeks ago I was away for the weekend for a 40th birthday (mine) girlie weekend away. We were in Barcelona and and having fun. On the Saturday…