Autumn is upon us.

October came and brought with it a drastic change of weather. It seemed like it was only yesterday that we were fanning ourselves because of the heat and splashing in our plastic pool in the backyard. Then suddenly, the clocks turned, the days started getting darker earlier, and it was beginning to get cold. We … More Autumn is upon us.

Perfect Peace

I was writing in my journal this morning and realised that I felt very anxious about the day and week ahead. It’s Monday morning, and I have many things to plan and think about it. Everything came at me like an avalanche: organising my day/week, my fears and anxieties about upcoming events and activities, the … More Perfect Peace

Welcome to our new homeschool community in South-West London

Are you looking for a homeschool community in South-West London? If so, read on 🙂 Next week I launch a new Classical Conversations community in my home in Chessington. When I say “community” I use the term loosely, right now it comprises of my kids and me! Who are we exactly? My name is Teresa, … More Welcome to our new homeschool community in South-West London

Eternal Rewards

I love rewards. Especially after a job well done, there’s nothing sweeter than a reward: a commendation, a pat on the back, a gift maybe – if I’m being honest 😊 When I became a Christian and started reading my Bible, I was fascinated to know that Jesus spoke a lot about heavenly rewards.  Granted, … More Eternal Rewards

Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons Review – We finished it!

One of the first decisions we had to make when we removed our kids from school and started home educating was choosing a phonics program. My 6-year-old is a proficient reader (for his age), but my younger 5-year-old was still learning to read at Reception class, and my youngest 4 year-old in Nursery had yet … More Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons Review – We finished it!