As children get older, the list of things they want gets longer. Inevitably, at the same time, the size of things gets smaller and price tags increase significantly. Children rarely appreciate how much these things cost or where the money comes from to buy them. Of course not,[…]

So yesterday I wrote about how our HE journey had changed shape several times over the last two years, but now we feel like we’re in a place that suits us all. Bean is throwing himself into his new found love of all things Minecraft, and as part[…]

We’ve been home educating for a little over 2 years now. When we started I had an idea of what home education would be like in our family.  I had the National Curriculum saved to my computer, topics planned, resources found, worksheets printed …. and that lasted all of[…]

Do you run a business with an Etsy shop? Are you living in the UK?  I need you! Late last year, as I took my wares to various craft markets, I struggled. As you might know if you read this blog regularly, I have Fibromyalgia and that, combined with[…]

It’s now two years since I first shaved my head. I thought I would make a note of things I have learned in that time. 1. I have learned that I am brave – at least according to other people. People have told me they wish they were[…]

If you are in a relationship with, or thinking about embarking on a relationship with an engineer, you may find this owner’s manual useful. Engineers are great at fixing things. And breaking things. Out of the box, your engineer will have a unique list of items they can[…]