Monthly Archives: July 2012

Things I Love About My New House That I Wish We’d Had in the UK

My new house in the US isn’t huge, it’s a fairly typical family home but over the past week I have felt myself walking around the house saying time and again ‘I love this house’. Why? Perhaps in part because none … Continue reading

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The Phonics Debate – Alive and Kicking on Mumsnet

I have been reading with interest the continuing phonics debate on Mumsnet this week in response to  Guest Posts from Michael Rosen and Nick Gibb. This year the UK government introduced phonics screening tests at the end of Year 1 and there … Continue reading

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A Little Princess – A Tots100 Film Club Review

There were some lovely classic films to choose from this month and my 8 year old had a difficult time choosing, but as we had enjoyed the Secret Garden so much she chose another Frances Hodgson Burnett story – A Little … Continue reading

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