The Homeschool Mum and Empty Nest Syndrome

As a homeschool mum, I believe that we will experience ‘Empty Nest Syndrome‘ twice – per child! Once when our children graduate from our homeschool and again when they finally fledge and go out into the world on their own. I want to share my own experience of having my eldest daughter graduate because let me tell you, I was NOT […]

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September’s Seasonal Plans

This week we have returned to our ‘normal’ routine – and so far it’s feeling great! Well, it is for me at least. I’m sitting in the school room typing up this post while DD2 works on her lessons – well she’s TRYING to work on her lessons. We have a little saboteur… It really is uncanny how the minute we […]

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Why…Hello September!

Yippee! September is here! I am definitely an autumn/winter lover and September marks the start of these wonderful two seasons. My eldest daughter gets equally excited at the change of seasons this time of the year. Yesterday she woke up and bounced into my room saying, ‘It’s Autumn the 1st!’ 🙂 – funny girl. So although it is the start of the meteorological autumn, the […]

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London Calling…

The summer is just about done. Free carefree days are drawing to an end and we stand on the brink of a brand new school year – this time with only one student in our homeschool. But before I plunge into this post, I want to pause and remember how blessed we are. 10 years of lovely learning family memories […]

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Small Joys This Week

You’ve heard me say it here before – it’s the small things that happen each day that I look out for. It’s these ordinary things that bring moments of joy and contentment to life. Here are a few things that have brought me joy over the past week or so… As I was watering my tomato plants I heard a rustling […]

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