As a family we are trying to stick to reading altogether, daily. I have always liked the idea of this and for a long time we have done it a bit and then got out of the way of it. Our children are 14, 10, 7 and 5. I read to my 5 year old … Continue reading Snuggling with a story
We have lots of stuff. We started home educating 7 years ago. There have been times in those 7 years that some of my children have been in school, but for the most part we have been home educating and we must have explored every ‘style’ and curriculum out there. We moved home several times … Continue reading This messy house!
We home educate our children, and when those unfamiliar with home education say things like "won't you be teaching that day?" or "how do you find the time?" or "you must be super organised", I am prompted to try to explain a bit more. "Wont you be teaching that day?"... I don't see myself … Continue reading Autonomous Home Education ..(sort of)
Autumn is so colourful and the best time for walking through trees with the children and our dog. Despite this, I find getting out of the house is still sometimes difficult. With our youngest child 5, it is definitely a lot easier than it used to be as we don't have a buggy or a … Continue reading Autumn Walks
I have thought about starting a blog for quite some time. Originally I set up a private Facebook group, in order to record what the children and I were getting up to, whilst learning without school. This quickly became too much like a list of "look what we've been doing", which served its purpose in … Continue reading The blogging journey begins!