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Fulltime Foster Carer - Harriet author of: A Less Ordinary Family
A Less Ordinary Family

January Christmas

Fostering Alice Blog Friday It was Charlie’s works “Christmas Do” at lunch time today. I’m not sure exactly why they have it in January – but apparently that’s what they always have done – and its definitely not our place

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Fulltime Foster Carer - Harriet author of: A Less Ordinary Family
A Less Ordinary Family

All about Alice Blog

Fostering Alice Foster Care Bog Tuesday. There are lots of days when I feel like I am juggling too many things. I am pretty sure most people feel like this from time to time – but from my perspective they

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Fulltime Foster Carer - Harriet author of: A Less Ordinary Family
A Less Ordinary Family

Frogs and Alice

Fostering Alice Blog. Sunday. We have been waiting for this day for several months. Today, we are travelling down to Watford to the Harry Potter tour. Lauren and Annie have been fans of the Harry Potter books and films for

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Fulltime Foster Carer - Harriet author of: A Less Ordinary Family
A Less Ordinary Family

Alice and Grandma

Alice – Fostering Blog Thursday. There are many weeks when you feel like you are being torn between many things – and not just between your foster child and your own children (this does happen on many occasion!!), but also

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Fulltime Foster Carer - Harriet author of: A Less Ordinary Family
A Less Ordinary Family

Complex Alice

Alice – Fostering Blog Friday. Today I am hoping for a slightly less eventful day. After the drama yesterday of my grandmother going into hospital after a fall, she was discharged that same morning. Unfortunately, it turned out that they

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Fulltime Foster Carer - Harriet author of: A Less Ordinary Family
A Less Ordinary Family

Freedom Alice

Alice – Foster Carers Blog Sunday The half term break could not have come sooner. After a week of juggling between looking after the family, Alice’s regular appointments, and daily visits to my grandmother, I have been more than ready

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Fulltime Foster Carer - Harriet author of: A Less Ordinary Family
A Less Ordinary Family

Holiday Alice

Fostering Alice Blog Friday Today we are heading home. Although we had originally planned to come here fore a week, we were offered a last minute respite weekend. No amount of sun and sea could stop us having a couple

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Fulltime Foster Carer - Harriet author of: A Less Ordinary Family
A Less Ordinary Family

Alice’s IRO

Alice – Fostering Blog Thursday. Talk about needing to count to ten. I think I need to count to a thousand. And this time it’s nothing to do with any of the children. Social workers can be very frustrating. Today’s

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Fulltime Foster Carer - Harriet author of: A Less Ordinary Family
A Less Ordinary Family

Fostering Blog | Happy Alice

Fostering Blog Sunday As I opened the curtains this morning, I was quite shocked to see a snow scene from the window. It had certainly snowed this time. My first thought was that I had not yet found the waterproof

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Fulltime Foster Carer - Harriet author of: A Less Ordinary Family
A Less Ordinary Family

Nervousited!

Alice – Fostering Blog Monday We bumped into some old friends a few weeks back, they were just about to be approved to become foster carers. They got in touch this morning to tell us that they had been unanimously

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Fulltime Foster Carer - Harriet author of: A Less Ordinary Family
A Less Ordinary Family

Fostering Blog | Difficult Alice

Fostering Blog Wednesday So after two snow days all three girls are back to school today. Whilst the temperature has risen slightly and the snow is beginning to melt, I think the conditions are far worse getting to school for

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Fulltime Foster Carer - Harriet author of: A Less Ordinary Family
A Less Ordinary Family

Happy Places

Alice – Fostering Blog Thursday. It is never dull in a fostering household. If there isn’t a drama occurring with your foster child or your own birth children, then it will be something in your own life. This week Charlie

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