Assigned Reading Lists

Assigned Reading Lists

Each year I aim to give my children an individualised reading list.  My purpose in giving them assigned books to read is to expand their exposure to different topics and genres.  It is also to give them an opportunity to learn things that we don’t cover in our study...
Nature Journaling with Photography

Nature Journaling with Photography

It has been with regret that we have never connected with nature journaling.  I don’t know why – I’ve tried – it just never really gelled.  But that is okay.  We like being outdoors and I’ve tried to encourage the skill of observation and...
Time for a Homeschool Review

Time for a Homeschool Review

During the last 3-4 weeks we’ve had sickness and school holidays/study break.  It has given me a lot of time to reflect and think about where we are at with our homeschooling.  There are things that I’m not really happy with.  So I’ve put myself back on a study regime...
A morning outdoors – Valentine Springs

A morning outdoors – Valentine Springs

I have decided that this year we will make a concerted effort to go out and enjoy the outdoors more often. Today we packed up morning tea and lunch and went to one of our favourite waterholes. We invited some of our friends to join us. The kids hadn’t caught up...
Teaching Josh to Cook

Teaching Josh to Cook

Josh is my oldest, (he’s 19yo), he is studying for a Bachelor of Arts: History/Politics externally which means he is lives at home. We love that he has chosen to stay at home to continue his education; it has meant that we can still discuss things with him as he...
Make Scrapbooking Educational

Make Scrapbooking Educational

Every so often I write for Homeschoolblogger Front Porch, with a column “Family Friendly Homeschooling“.   Today I’ve posted Making Scrapbooking Educational.  Even if you aren’t a scrapbooker there are things that you can do with photos...
Tag Team Games Night

Tag Team Games Night

Over the weekend we invited some friends to join us for a family games night.  Some weeks ago the kids and I sat down and planned this night of fun.  It was a great learning experience:  we talked about our expectations, who to invite, what games to play, how we would...
Ultimate Blog Party

Ultimate Blog Party

I’m joining in the Ultimate Blog Party for 2012 hosted by 5 Minutes for Mom!  This is a time where I can get to know other bloggers and others Mums can get to know me. So if you have arrived here from the Ultimate Blog Party – welcome!  Let me introduce my family, my...

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