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3.33

It is 3.33pm.  That moment when I remember the promise that we can call and ask and He will teach us about the great unsearchable mysteries we usually struggle to understand – Jeremiah 33.3.  A relationship involves communication.   Communication involves … Continue reading

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The Dictionary Game

As a way of introducing new vocabulary to the children we had a game of “The Dictionary Game” – a firm favourite from my childhood. STATUTE Which is it? Something that creates a static shock. A written law made by … Continue reading

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For the Home School Record

Today, we start a new syllabus with three of our four youngsters.   And first thing is a field trip to B&Q.  I know!  Why B&Q?  It’s a maths/science project on light bulbs.  We shall be data collecting.  How many different … Continue reading

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Rhythms

We begin a week of concentrated work before we take a week out in one of our favourite places and I notice that the rhythms of family life are changing to a new beat.  Either I dance with it or … Continue reading

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New Colours Call for New Ways

With the door slowly closing on summer, I am standing with my foot stuck in it refusing to let the door close and admit that it is autumn.  But the horses kick up fallen leaves on our early morning rides … Continue reading

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Finding Spiders, Ragwort Statistics, and Forgotten Secrets

To say that the day began with finding a squashed spider in my underwear, would not be strictly true. Indeed, I did find a squashed spider in my underwear, but that was when I stripped to bath, having been for … Continue reading

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The Joys

I realised one of the joys of home schooling is that when it comes to holiday time, it really is holiday time. There is no homework to be done – otherwise that would be school. Here are some other joys … Continue reading

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