As thoughts turn to getting something booked in for our holiday, it got me thinking just how much has changed in terms of what we look for now in a holiday. When we had much more disposable income it was all about finding interesting places to visit and often the…

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This is a collaborative post After the ‘beast from the east’ not too long ago, these last couple of days have had a spring-like quality to them – it feels like it’s been a long time coming! As much as I love the changing seasons, it can be hard when…

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This post contains affiliate links This week we have our first STEM fair. I’m really excited about this one, as I am keen to see what our friends have done and to get some inspiration for future projects and ideas. Our theme is electricity, a topic that D chose on…

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A week or so ago I wrote about the first box in the first module of the One Third Stories subscription box. I really like the One Third Stories boxes, and I think it’s a superb way of learning vocabulary. The boxes in the first module focus on different areas…

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Earlier this week the oldest two and I headed to a schools performance at the Bridgewater Hall. This was organised by another home educator and it was a really good opportunity to see the Halle Orchestra play. I’ve only been to the Bridgewater Hall once before, and that was for…

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