The weather was beautiful today, which I was very grateful for, as we had arranged to join some local home educating families on a geocaching walk around Linacre Reservoirs. We had a fabulous time – it was warm, sunny and dry. We walked through woodlands, along the reservoirs,[…]

Well what a difference a day makes. After such an awful day on Wednesday, Thursday pulled its socks up and was a flipping good day. We’ll quietly pretend my laptop packing up didn’t happen – it would be a shame to put a black cloud over such a[…]

I have to start this post with a confession. We have been struggling with Home Ed. Whilst Bean has been making progress, it has been a battle to get him to do anything. It’s been hard for all of us and it got to the point this week[…]

Monday started better than I had imagined it would, given my allotment activities the day before. All three children were in great moods. On our tentative “timetable”, Bean ought to have been working on a cubs badge for his topic work, but he asked if we could swap[…]

Today’s Happy Days post is all about learning. We had quite a chilled day, but with plenty of learning involved. After some time playing a game on the touchpad, Bean did some Maths. He was struggling with one particular concept and getting upset, so we went back to[…]

Another busy day here yesterday, so busy, I didn’t get chance to post this! The morning was filled with Maths, and watching The Railway Children, which Bean is a little bit obsessed with. He’s read the book and this is the second time he’s watched the film. I[…]