Books

2019’s Books and More

2019’s Books and More

I posted earlier this month about what our homeschool core curricula were going to be for 2019.Today I will share the full list of different books we will be using in our two core language based curricula – Build Your Library and Bravewriter. To make […]

Listen

Listen

I’ve spoken before about my journey to change my parenting style and I’ve recommended books that have been great stepping stones on the journey. Today I am recommending another one. It is “Listen : Five Simple Tools to Meet Your Everyday Parenting Challenges” by Patty […]

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl

Miss Oh Waily’s Review It was a great book. I liked the book because it was funny and silly, and because Violet turned in to a massive blueberry.  I also liked it when Verucca fell down the hole and I liked it when Willie Wonka […]

Audible enabling

In my email tonight there’s a lovely message from my newest, favourite online shop… Audible.com. I gave their free trial a go and have since joined up for the year on their basic membership.  That lets me have one audiobook per month and a discounted […]

Playing with the kids

Today’s post is really a recommended reading. It’s about play and it’s importance to our children.  I love this article by Genevieve Simperingham, it encapsulates so much of what I wish for my kids.  It’s called, very simply, The Power of Play. I’m also very slowly […]

What Did We Do Today?

Today there was coffee !  And some applied maths… multiple-step multiplication and addition to work out the right number of blocks to make paths in Minecraft, for both kids.  Also some discussion about different patterns and how to construct them.   In between that there was […]