Tag Archives: Education

A Month Assessment

We’re now calling him ‘Boffin’ instead of Rich Tea Boy! A month into his school experience and it was time to assess, as I had said we would, whether we have made the right decision or not to put him … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Monnington

I was awake at 4.30am, listening to the dawn chorus, both mornings. On the first morning, it was not the birdsong that woke me but worry. What had I done? We are so new to this carriage driving adventure that … Continue reading

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A Mirror to my Week

A deep sigh from me the other morning drew comment from Tim, so I explained it was a sigh of contentment. I am very content. I have much to be content about. In this corner of contentment I find myself … Continue reading

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So Much to Say and So Little Time

Welcome Summer and “Welcome June”!  You are always very welcome in this household.  We do love you!  It is whole month since I last wrote an update or family anecdote.  That is because we’ve been having so much fun. Summer … Continue reading

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I Really Must Blow the Dust Off My Camera

And take some decent pictures. Today was not an ordinary home educating day.  It was an extraordinary celebration of spring weather and an adaption of circumstance to fit a certain situation.  So I decided to keep a photographic record of … Continue reading

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The Birds and the Bees

Yesterday, we took the children to an aviary. Miss Puddleduck was most intrigued by the fledglings. Last week, I took the three older ones to an apiary, with some other homeschooled children. This trip prompted a comment from Son No. … Continue reading

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My Penny Worth of Opinion on the Welsh Assembly Government Proposals to Legislate Home Education in Wales

I rarely chose to write about political issues but this is one so close to my heart that I need an outlet for my observation and opinion, and I stress that this is just that, personal opinion and observation. Currently, … Continue reading

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