For some reason I forgot to write up last month’s letterbox lab so I will write up the last two together – I think these are boxes eight and nine. We really enjoyed doing these two boxes and I liked that they followed on from each other, so I was…

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I’ll readily admit that I like having a structure to our days and having things to work through. This doesn’t necessarily mean that I have a timetable of things we *have* to do at any given point, more I like having something pre-prepared that I can pick up and just…

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Last week saw our first Home Ed event of 2018 – the Toby Carvery Chef school. This was kindly organised by another Home Ed parent and we managed to get a spot on the day. I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect but I was really pleasantly surprised with how…

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The children and I attend a weekly group that teaches the children according to the ‘classical’ style. It’s a curriculum that originates in the US and whilst I don’t pretend to know a huge amount it, it works in part for Mr D’s learning style. Part of the class is…

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Over the last bank holiday Daniel came bounding into the house, thrusting something into my face and shouting ‘what’s this mummy?’. I jumped up as he was clutching a large snail. I explained that we don’t really pick up snails and it should be put back outside. Since that day…

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