On not going back to school. Staying at not school?

We went out and about today, and bought stationery for the new not-school year that’s fast approaching. None of this terminology makes much sense. As I’ve said, we’ve drifted into an unschooling lifestyle where there’s really not a lot of division in the day between overtly educational activities and games and playing and just life […]

Saturday snippets 11 August 2018

{Pondering} on what possesses people to do unpleasant aggressive things to complete strangers. Bit of an incident at work – nobody hurt, but a bit shaken up by it. Not fun. {Enjoying} the slightly cooler weather. Although apart from driving and sleeping I really enjoyed the sunshine. I like being warm, what can I say? […]

Saturday snippets 4 August 2018

{Watching} Guardians of the galaxy vol 2. Loved it. Groooooot! {Enjoying} beachfest 2, featuring Motherfvnker. (Not enjoying the walk there and back with screaming 6 year old. We never let him do anything, you know, never.) {Eating} custard donuts and home made milkshake. (I mentioned the screaming 6 year old, yes? I earned that donut. […]

Show Stealer by Hayley Barker – blog tour giveaway

This post contains affiliate links. Show Stealer is the second book from Hayley Barker in her dystopian circus inspired series. It’s a dark thrilling book with a completely gorgeous (shiny!) cover. I’m behind with my reading, but as today is publication day and I’m on the blog tour, here’s a giveaway to tide you over […]

Why we home educate in the holidays

I tweeted the other day about how Tigerboy was enjoying a trial on Doodlemaths and someone replied to ask if that meant we didn’t have holidays. And the honest answer is, we don’t, really. Over the years, we’ve drifted from a more structured home education approach with some very obvious curriculum related box ticking, to […]

Saturday Snippets 28th July 2018

{learning] about work. Bit of a shock to the system, but I’m sure I’ll adjust. {reading} How To Bee by Bren MacDibble. I started this months and months ago and somehow put it to one side and didn’t finish it. I’m working on finishing things now, and this was an easy choice to finish. It’s […]

Saturday Snippets 21 July 2018

{Thinking} it’s been a really weird and sad week in the blogging world with the sudden death of Kate from WitWitWoo. The way the community has gathered round to support her sons and build each other up has been fabulous. Check out #bemorewitwitwoo on Instagram to catch up. I don’t remember which conference/event I met […]

Saturday Snippets 21 July 2018

{Thinking} it’s been a really weird and sad week in the blogging world with the sudden death of Kate from WitWitWoo. The way the community has gathered round to support her sons and build each other up has been fabulous. Check out #bemorewitwitwoo on Instagram to catch up. I don’t remember which conference/event I met […]

Swagbucks July referral bonus!

All throughout July you can earn large bonuses when you sign up as my referral on Swagbucks. Swagbucks is a rewards site where you earn points (called SB) for things you’re probably doing online already, like searching the web, watching videos, shopping, discovering deals, and taking surveys. Then you take those points and exchange them […]

Saturday Snippets 14 July 2018

This post contains affiliate links. {watching} Say Anything (Amazon) with Big. It’s a John Cusack film I somehow haven’t seen, so we obviously had to rectify that. (We’re reinstating #FamilyFilmNight but next week – we were running too late tonight after watching the football 😉 ) We loved it in case you’re wondering. And I’m […]

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