Extra Boys – Daniel has a Sleepover

Tuesday afternoon 2 brothers came for a sleepover with Daniel. This family homeschools as well which means we are not dictated to by school nights (though I must admit sleepovers in the middle of the week is unusual). They played and caught up with each other Tuesday...

Monday’s Highlights

After spending all Sunday afternoon tweaking our routine I was looking forward to today. The plan for Monday is a full academic day but I had an early lunch appointment plus I had to do a few business things to do in town – I needed to leave home at 10.45 which cut me...

Our First Sunday

Our Sunday was pretty usual…. The kids slept in. We had a family breakfast (as in we all ate together which we don’t do through the week.) We got ready to go to church – except this week we were running late!! Jess was on “Children’s Talk”: A 5 minute lesson for the...

our First Saturday

Saturday morning has a routine just like any other day though it is focused around getting our chores done, getting the house ready so we can relax and have a day off on Sunday. The kids wake up have breakfast, regular chores and then they need to finish off any extra...

What I learnt this Week

This week was our first week back into our study routine. I decided to blog about each day in order to introduce our routine and our curriculum/resource choices for this year. But there was also an element that blogging gives me the time and space to sort out my...

Our First Friday

We started our day off with our Character studies at 8.30am. We viewed a short dvd clip and then tried to find a way to simplify the 5 I wills into 5 words and an image (clip art). The girls worked together to try and find the clip art, then they made a notebook page...

Our First Thursday

It was dark and drizzling this morning so we all felt like it was deepest winter where we all wanted to stay in bed. But of course it is the middle of summer! It was the dark clouds and airconditioner fooling us!! We usually go grocery shopping early Thursday morning...

Our First Wednesday

I began today looking forward to all that was going to happen – Wednesday is our STAY AT HOME DAY. Yay… We started with our family devotions – we continue to read through Ephesians and pray together. Then I had a long conversation with Joshua on time management and...

Our First Tuesday

The morning started out of whack because of some extra family projects we had to work on. By 8.30 we sat down for a moment of prayer – and to calm my emotions! Daniel couldn’t wait for study time today – in fact he started early! Yesterday A.BB sent him a few books –...
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