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

Fostering Blog | Mandatory Training

Friday’s Fostering Blog We made it! We made it through the week – and just about it one piece. And that is enough! I will enjoy this feeling for now – that we actually had a positive week at school.

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

Fostering Blog | Fingers crossed

Tuesday’s Fostering Blog Today has been one of those really frustrating days you know those days where you have a list as long as your arm to get through on your to do list and you just don’t seem to

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

Fostering Blog | Four Teeth

Thursday’s Fostering Blog So we are well and truly in to the new school term which means now the new term of appointments has also begun. We had a lovely lull over the summer with only a couple of appointments,

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

Fostering Blog | Keep Trying

Monday’s Fostering Blog There are some days I just know aren’t going to go so well. I can pick up from our foster daughter Alice within seconds of getting her out of bed what kind of mood she is in

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

Fostering Blog | No Children

Saturday’s Fostering Blog Here is a piece of advice for you – never take children with you to Ikea if you actually need to buy things. I found this out the hard way today. Charlie has been away with his

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

Fostering Blog | Gentle Email

Thursday’s Fostering Blog This has turned out to be one of those crazy weeks which seems to be getting out of control. Lauren started high school this term and up until now things had been running pretty smoothly. However, this

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

Fostering Blog | Alices Needs

Friday’s Fostering Blog Today we had the LAC (Looked After Child) Review for Alice. These are six monthly reviews held by the local authority and chaired by an IRO (independent reviewing officer) sharing information about Alice’s life over the last

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

Fostering Blog | Alice was fuming

Wednesday’s Fostering Blog Today has not been a good day. We did not realise when we erected the tent that there was a piece of pole missing. This meant that with the rain over the last few days we have

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

Blog | Fostering a Child

Sunday’s Fostering Blog There are many times in life when you feel like you are juggling too many balls and is only a matter of time before one of them drops. Some years ago a close friend told me to

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

Fostering Blog | Ironing

Monday’s Fostering Blog After a day at home, the events of last weeks camping seem to fade in our memories. One thing remains though, we accumulated eight loads of washing which needs to be sorted this week before we go

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

Favourites

Thursday’s Fostering Blog We are fast approaching half term. It has been one of those half terms that has felt like it has gone on forever, but now we are approaching the break it somehow seems to have gone fast.

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

Fostering Blog ! Alice’s Contact

Wednesday’s Fostering Blog While we were away our post had accumulated. Our cat sitter had kindly put it all in a pile on our kitchen table. Yesterday I decided to tackle the paperwork, it was mainly a combination of junk

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