This is post 1 of the Hospitality 2022 series, watch out for more later. Key words for the year I noticed something while perusing the internet a few years back. I realised that as some people were planning out their new year’s resolutions, they kept their focus on two or three primary areas. They had … More Hospitality: A Primary Focus for 2022
Conveyor belt of doom Getting into the swing of things after a long winter break is always a bit of a challenge. Our week was jam-packed with the restart of the homeschool, community day at Classical Conversations, extracurricular activities and hospitality. Going into the week I knew that it was certain to be frantic but … More Getting Into the Swing of Things
Merry Christmas to you from our family to yours! This year has been challenging and yet a blessing,Hard work, yet peaceful,Stressful at times, yet joyful.I have felt pushed to the limits, yet have felt unspeakable peace and joy. We welcomed the arrival of our fourth baby, a beautiful bouncy baby boy.We experienced snow for the … More Merry Christmas 2021!
It had to happen. We finally bit the bullet and joined a local Classical Conversations Community two months ago in October. In September 2020, we had joined CC after much research on homeschooling approaches and philosophies. I trained to be a director and we started a new community in our local area. We were hoping … More We joined a Classical Conversations Community!
This last year of homeschooling and CC has been enjoyable and rewarding but it has also been hard work done in isolation. If there has been one thing lacking in our homeschool this past year… it is community! I have realised the importance of being part of a like-minded and committed Christian community who want … More Community – the Missing Element
Last year was an interesting year for us as a family. We deregistered our kids from school and then started homeschooling using the classical, Christian curriculum called Classical Conversations (CC). CC is a homeschooling programme that works best in community so as soon as we decided on the programme, we got to work looking for … More One Year of Directing Classical Conversations – Without a Community!
It has been a while since I blogged here, and I haven’t written since November of last year. We had decided to take a small break from homeschooling during the dark winter season. Winter was dreary, mostly because we were again in Lockdown, this time Lockdown 3. It’s April now and we are easing out … More What we have been up to
If you are doing Classical Conversations Cycle 3 this year, you know that we are learning John 1:1-7 in English and Latin. At home, we like to memorise Scripture using the ESV (English Standard Version) translation, so I have been looking high and low for a tune that uses this version. When I couldn’t find … More John 1:1-7 (ESV) sung in English and Latin
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
Last week, I was delighted to host a Classical Conversations “Taster” session at my home in South-West London. I also had the pleasure of meeting Meina (in real life as opposed to FB!) who kindly offered to be our tutor for the day. The session lasted from 10:30 – 2 p.m, and we had another … More Classical Conversations Community Day “Taster” session