Category Archives: Homeschooling

Arithmetic Workbooks – extra Maths practice examples we have been using

Earlier this year I was looking for some extra Maths practice examples. I already had books that we were using for explaining the different maths concepts and I am totally happy at creating a few of my own maths pages … Continue reading

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Secondary History Book – Medieval Britain

In the beginning of June we were out shopping and I happened to stop at a book store to browse through some educational books for the kids. While I was paging through a few books my daughter spotted two of … Continue reading

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Summer Holiday Break?

One of the big questions everyone seems to be asking at the moment is do you break for Summer Holidays?  If so when do you start and for how long? I don’t like answering No we don’t or Yes we … Continue reading

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Wild Flowers and a Log Pile

I tend to write lots of posts about the books and resources that we use but one area I probably don’t talk about that much is our garden. It is such a sanctuary for the kids. Last year when we … Continue reading

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Times Tables workbooks

I was recently asked if there was a times table workbook that I recommend. And for me that is a slightly tricky answer because I have discovered what worked with my oldest has not suited my youngest. Plus we tend … Continue reading

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Yes we are still on that topic

There are a few questions that I have come to dread. One of them is “what did you do in school today?” – hmmm. Well my daughter will often answer with “Nothing”. There are two reasons she often says this. … Continue reading

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Lady Mary

I recently bought Lady Mary for my daughter and we have both been so impressed with the story that I thought I should write a bit about it. Let me start by saying that when I first thought about getting … Continue reading

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