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Baking and Icing

I love my home-ed mom chats, they often spur me on to do something that I may have been neglecting.  On Friday I was chatting to a home-ed mom friend and we were talking about the importance of having our … Continue reading

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What type of Home educator are you ?

When people hear that we home educate they often ask me what type of educator am I ?  They want to put a label on it, on me.  A label makes everyone happy because they know what to expect.  Am … Continue reading

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Kindness that means everything

I mentioned that over the weekend my daughter danced in 2 shows.  She loves dancing but it comes with a number of challenges for her.  Part of her sensory processing makeup is that she battles to filter out background noise … Continue reading

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The JOY of siblings reading together

I am very lucky that my two kids adore each other and generally get along really well (of course they are siblings and siblings do have arguments) but they happily play together and really do enjoy each others company. For … Continue reading

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Swimming with my Sensory Kids

We have just gotten back from another swimming session and although I can see small improvements, they are such small steps that I find it hard to stay positive.  I never realized until I had my daughter how swimming for … Continue reading

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STABILO Woody 3-in-1 pencil giveaway

I am thrilled to announce that as this week is National Stationery Week we have a set of STABILO Woody 3 in 1 pencils to giveaway (18 stunning colours in the set).  My kids have used the Woody pencils for … Continue reading

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Sensory Inconsistencies

I think one of the hardest things for an outsider looking in on a sensory family is how inconsistent the sensory side may appear to be.  There are days when the kids will be totally fine doing an activity and … Continue reading

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