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I am 27 years old and am blessed to have my husband Brady, as my partner and best friend. We have two children, Parker and Piper, our little yorkie. We are constantly amazed by the joy they bring into our lives and can't wait to see what tomorrow brings!
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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Choosing a School

I'm back!  I have been spending all of my free time working on Brady's family's calendar and our photo books so that I could take advantage of the discount I could get if I finished them by yesterday.  Yes, I am extremely cheap so they were definitely sent in on time!  I usually always make time to blog about something (yeah...sorry about that) mainly because I know that it makes our families feel closer.  I apologize for not keeping you up to date!  

School here is a little bit different.  At home, Parker would have started preschool  at 3 or 4 and kindergarten around 5.  Here, he has to start going all day at 4 (or the month before he turns 4).  So, we want him to get used to going at least a few half-days a week in September, at the latest.  Plus, he asks to go to school daily so we think it will be good for him.  Choosing a school will be hard.  Almost all of the private schools have a waiting list and most of them try to make sure there is an equal girl/boy ratio.  Unfortunately, there are a lot more boys than girls and that means that you might be waiting for a while if you are a boy.  Anyway, here are some pictures of the first school we visited.  It is Taverham Hall Preparatory School.  They are a forest school which means that they do a lot of extra outdoor studies (P would love that!)  We actually loved this school and we can't wait to visit the next one on Tuesday!



The land around the school.

The main hall.

2 comments:

VL said...

My friend Jennie worked at a school like the that in Denmark for a semester! She LOVED it and talked about how independent and adventurous the kiddos were. Keep us "posted!"

Lindsey E. said...

That looks gorgeous! I can't believe that is a school!

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