Educational Conversations

I find that the most thoughtful and educational conversations happen in the car.  Typically on a journey of 10+ minutes. It might sound strange at first, but in reality I think it makes total sense.  At least for those that don’t have TVs or gadgets in the car.  When driving you have nothing else to … [Read more…]

Guides For Home Schooling Children

I came across this post about a family looking for guides for their new to homeschooling children. It’s an interesting angle, and certainly something that appeals to me.  Rather than having a tutor for a very specific subject, it makes sense to have someone (who is not the parent) to guide your kids along the … [Read more…]

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…]