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Kindergarten graduation

Kindergarten graduation

This week the Big One graduated from Kindergarten.  At home in the UK we don’t really celebrate the achievement of finishing the first year in school.  In fact, nobody gets to graduate until they’ve completed university, so the whole event was a bit of a novelty for us.  There were only 6 children graduating in … Continue reading

Go Texan Day!

Go Texan Day!

Today is Go Texan Day.  This means that children are encouraged to get dressed in cowboy  and cowgirl gear.  I was under strict instruction that spurs and guns(!) were not allowed (only in Texas would this instruction be needed…)  My Lovely Husband had his own Go English Day instead! Here are the girls on the … Continue reading

Why can’t we do school on the internet?

Today the girls are both feeling very homesick, particularly the Big One who was so distraught I thought she was going to be sick and we had to ring my Lovely Husband to calm her down on the way to school this morning. It’s horrible to see them so upset and not have the right … Continue reading

How to work out who’s an American

This was a conversation that went on between the girls on the way to school yesterday. It made me laugh and appreciate the simplicity of the world when you’re three and six. Little One: I think Camilla is English. Big One: Have you asked her? Little One: No. But she’s very nice. Big One: You … Continue reading

It’s hard to be back in Houston

So we’re back from nearly 2 weeks in the UK and it feels almost as hard coming back to America as it did when we first arrived. The girls are very cross about coming back as they had so much fun at home with their friends and all our family. And they really don’t want … Continue reading

Summer school

Summer school

So, here are the girls all ready for their first day at Summer school on Monday.  They are attending a Montessori school for mornings this week and next, as well as a week at the end of July, so they can make some new friends and have some time away from me. I was definitely more … Continue reading