Geomags Mechanics Gravity Shoot & Catch : Review

This advertorial contains affiliate links Last month Damian and I made sure to have a bit of 1-1 time with the older children – Damian and Daniel headed off for a cafe trip one morning, and the next day I took Emma to the town centre to choose a gift…

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And now, you are six

I’ve delayed writing this post this year. Usually, my ‘birthday’ posts are written in good time, with opportunity for a few tweaks and a read through the night before it publishes. But this one… I don’t know. I’ve struggled with where to start. I’m not sure, this time, I can…

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Reflections on Life

This is a sponsored post Tonight is the eve of Daniel’s birthday. As the first born, his birthdays are even more a marker of time – that moment when life changed beyond compare, in ways we knew it would, but in ways we could never have anticipated. It’s also a…

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The Children’s Bookshow in Manchester

Please note this post contains affilliate links Back in the early summer, the older children and I were invited along to the Children’s Bookshow event in Manchester. I checked the date and agreed we could go. I’ll confess to not having known too much about the Children’s Bookshow, nor what…

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Earning our WWF Badges

Over the last month or two, I have seen other home educating families sharing some of the things that they have been doing to earn the WWF youth badges.  It has been on my list of things to do with the children for a while now, but we had been…

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