New Things Recently

Some things we’ve been up to: They’re back from Scotland and are tired out! We’ve made some stamps – I’d like to do more of this. Including printing on tshirts. Aaron continues to be Beano mad, it seems to be rubbing off on Ben as he has started to read more of the annuals and … [Read more…]

Following Interests

I’m doing my best to follow the interests of my boys. This week it has just been Codie and myself hanging out.  It’s been quite chilled and I’ve made a point of not doing much.  I’ve concluded that life with one child is quite easy! He’s been quite into Play Doh and painting recently.  I … [Read more…]

What We Did This Week

  Hmm, so recalling what’s happened all week is hard, I seem to have already have forgotten most of it! Played Tennis We had sports club on Wednesday – the last one until the holidays. He did some maths on DreamBox, not nearly as much as the previous weeks – 2 hours Lots of reading … [Read more…]

What we did this week…

My attempt at trying to log what we are doing.   I’m pretty sure I won’t keep this up! Maths with DreamBox Sports club on Wednesday, plus football and basketball with me. Home Education kids meetup today at a park. A trip to the library followed by lots of reading Aaron has started digitally designing … [Read more…]

Football and The Junior Architect

I’m really enjoying taking ‘selfie’ photos.  I’m also enjoying my time with Aaron.  We have our ups and downs, but overall we’re really enjoying ourselves. We Played Football! The latest to the edition of selfies is Aaron and I after playing football.  This is something I normally leave to him and his dad, but not … [Read more…]

And Then There Were Two

Looks like I’ll be unschooling Thing 2 as well come the end of the school year.  He’s up for it. I’m up for it, though I am aware it’s going to be a challenge, he certainly has different learning styles that Aaron.

Books I’ve Been Reading

I’ve been reading a few books related to education / unschooling, I thought I would share here just in case it is of interest to anyone: Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life – I really enjoyed this one and it really … [Read more…]

Dumbing Us Down

I think alot about this whole (un)school thing. Unschooling one son, whilst another son is still at school perhaps makes me question things more. Often I try to imagine my current self in school. Being told what to learn. When to learn. And how. Day after day after day.  I think of the recent training … [Read more…]