Catch-up, Podcast and a Little Homeschooling Encouragment

Did you have a wonderful Easter? We had such a lovely Easter service. The church looked beautiful – all the scaffolding has come down after the extensive repairs, the flowers were magnificent, the church was packed with visitors and everyone was just so happy and joyful, even the weather played ball and blessed us with a lovely warm, blue-skied morning. […]

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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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Half-Term Planning and a Gift for You

This week is our half-term break. I do look forward to these brief breaks in our learning, not just for the obvious reasons but because it is during these times that I take a bit of time to see if we are still on track for the year, make adjustments and plan out the next 6 weeks of learning. It’s […]

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I Hear Dartmoor Calling

Dartmoor seemed to be calling us this morning We woke to a hard frost, clear blue skies and not a breath of wind in Devon this morning, it seemed criminal not to take advantage. So I told my daughter to put on her walking boots and wrap up warmly and we headed out to start our day surround by the […]

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Evolution of a Nature Journal

Starting a nature journal can be daunting. There is something about opening a journal and being confronted by a blank page that causes every feeling of self-doubt to well up and get the better of us. It’s this self-doubt that often prevents us getting off the starting block at all. So although we look at other people’s nature journals and wish […]

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