Our homeschooling month – September

September brought with it that predictable back-to-school feeling, even though we don’t particularly pay school terms much mind. Learning is woven into our living. A…

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How do we smash gender stereotypes for our girl family?

“Three girls! Poor dad!” Thanks, you’ve just told my children their dad wishes at least one of them were a boy. He doesn’t. “You have…

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Planning ahead for a greener Christmas

This post is brought to you by UncommonGoods. It’s something that’s genuinely been on my mind and I hope we can share some ideas around…

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How our third baby changed the way we home educate

Talitha takes books out into the garden on a sunny day. She’s reading about famous artists here. When I was pregnant with Delilah, I fielded…

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Ten things to consider when camping with younger children

We finally managed our first camping trip as a family of five. We were meant to go to a festival when Delilah was six weeks…

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Win a family ticket to Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom live on stage

With all the craziness of moving from Bristol to Cornwall earlier this year, I told the girls that we’d do birthday parties next year. We…

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Ten Charlie and the Chocolate Factory activities for younger children

This post was originally published in November 2015. It reappears here in collaboration with million eyez. We’ve just finished a happy romp through the wonderfully…

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