5 Family Board Games To Buy This Year

We are big fans of board games here, and there’s always a game out and on the go, especially at weekends. The children got a lot of new board games this Christmas so I thought I’d share some of our favourites. Bug Bingo We have HUGE fans of the bingo…

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Understanding Blogging – my advice for new bloggers

This is a collaborative post I don’t often blog much about my experience blogging, but, as the year is nearing an end it offers an opportunity to reflect on things. It’s always a bit hard explaining to people what it is that I do – my blog started primarily as…

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The Pre-Christmas Clean

This is a collaborative post I think most people are familiar with the idea of a spring clean, but how many of us do a Christmas clean too? I find that it’s a key time for us to get the house sorted – we always tend to have a really…

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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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