Big 5 and Life Skills

I did not know that “Life Skills” was an actual subject area until I started researching homeschooling! Since learning about it by browsing Facebook groups and blogs on Homeschooling, I have come to the realisation that it is quite an important subject to include in your homeschool routine. I also appreciated that the content in … More Big 5 and Life Skills

Supreme Objective

In my last post, I mentioned some of the books that helped me gain a better understanding of the Classical and Charlotte Mason philosophy of education. I also read Lou Priolo’s book “Teach them Diligently” where he discusses how to use the scriptures in child training. In Chapter one, Priolo starts off by presenting a … More Supreme Objective

School Restarts

I love this picture of the kids. I went to pick them up after school and surprised them with freshly baked blueberry muffins and warm chocolate milk in a flask. We went to a nearby park to sit on a bench and eat our muffins. This was early February and as you can see, it … More School Restarts

The Start of 2020

We had a fairly uneventful start to the year 2020. It was very cold and wet in London. So cold that going out without gloves was unbearable. I witnessed many rainbows (and glorious double rainbows) and some breathtaking sunrises during this time. Some of these views were just from our front door! Our local nature … More The Start of 2020