Category Archives: Family

Never put them in a box…
Family
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..?
Family
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…

Making a purse to use in the play shop…
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December 4, 2015 posted by littlewhitecottage

Making a purse to use in the play shop…

Henry and Tobias had great fun playing with the shop earlier this week. I have been teaching my sewing classes so it’s been put upstairs in the boys room but…

Waving goodbye to Grandma…
Family
November 5, 2015 posted by littlewhitecottage

Waving goodbye to Grandma…

It’s the waiting around that gets me. The morning spent making small talk that really doesn’t matter in the grand scheme of things. The little things that stop you in…