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We’ve been in Houston 1 whole year

This time last year we left our house in Reading early in the morning, when it was still dark, having said goodbye to our friends and family during the previous week.   I cried all the way to the airport, at the airport and on the plane!  The plane left for Houston at 10.25am on 24th … Continue reading

Children and technology

I’m a big fan of technology for children.  Both girls can navigate around the CBeebies website for all the games and clips of their favourite programmes.  They both have accounts with Reading Eggs which is a fun way to practise letters and reading and the Big One has an equivalent account with Maths Whizz which … Continue reading


So. we’ve been here for over a month (doesn’t seem possible…) and we haven’t done anything very Texan yet.  As I don’t eat meat, some of the restaurants are a waste on me.  The weather has been a bit rubbish too, so that hasn’t helped.  But this weekend is the start of the biggest rodeo … Continue reading

Playdate via Skype

The wonders of technology – the girls had a playdate this morning with their friends back in Reading. It was brilliant and entirely normal for them, apparently! They spent an hour playing Lego, getting dressed up to do a play together and playing hide and seek (obviously with the help of Mums with laptops). Just … Continue reading