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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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Good-enough Home-educator

One of the phrases I have been thinking about a lot lately is – “Everyone can home-educate but not everyone should” – meaning it is perfectly legal in the UK to home educate and you don’t need to do a … Continue reading

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Recharge

One of the most important lessons I have learnt in the five and a half years we have been home-educating is that it is a lifestyle.  You learn to stop and answer questions, when you don’t know the answers you … Continue reading

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Monthly calendar

We have had a lovely Christmas with lots of family over but the lack of routine and uncertainty of what comes next is starting to take its toll on my two.  So I decided it was time to get myself … Continue reading

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