The Power of Community

I wrote my post about our home education sports day and it got my thinking about the power of community. The sports day was organised in a pretty swift and painless fashion; often when dealing with large groups of people it’s hard work to get dates agreed etc, yet this…

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Our Home Education in May

It seems strange to be nearing the end of the academic year; as I write this children are off school enjoying a break and when they return it will be the final stretch before the longer summer break. May has been a busy month and it has made me reflect…

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Learning About Egypt

In a rather serendipitous way, we have had a number of different projects and areas of work all turn to looking at Egypt over the last week or so. I’d like to say it was all good planning on my part, but in reality, it wasn’t – just a happy…

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Men’s Gift Guide

Christmas is getting rather close now and with it the need to get those final few gifts sorted. I always seem to struggle with what to buy for Damian, so I thought I’d take a little time to share some of the ideas I have had for this year’s gifts.…

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Okido – Review (& Giveaway)

I reviewed the wonderful Okido magazines some time back and have since been taking a look at another issue as well as one of their wonderful activity books. For those who are new to Okido, it is an arts and science magazine aimed at age 3-6-year-old children. It’s designed in…

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