Out Of Action: the challenge of sofa based home ed….

And so I find myself stuck on a sofa, contemplating a couple of weeks of housebound home ed…. The drama occurred yesterday, in a pitch black Medieval tunnel, where, carrying Bod3 and a massive backpack, with Bods10&7 clinging to my elbows, I wobbled on a rock and in my efforts to save the babe, my … More Out Of Action: the challenge of sofa based home ed….

Our favourite toys

Play is important to us. In fact, it’s more than important. On a par with eating and sleeping, I would say, play is a necessary, vital part of our life. And so, over the years we have tried to surround ourselves with the loveliest sorts of things to play with. I’ve been quite careful with … More Our favourite toys

Being present

There is a lot written about the power of being in the moment, of Being, truly present, at one in the here and now and this we often apply to ourselves, striving always to be mindful… But how often do we apply this to our children? How often do we make the space to Be … More Being present

Any Questions? – the things I am often asked about…

I think we have been very fortunate over the years in the the positive responses we have received to the fact that we home educate. We get asked fairly often, in a friendly sort of way, the usual “No school today then girls?” kind of questions, and generally speaking most people come back with “ooooo … More Any Questions? – the things I am often asked about…