for a quick blogpost to keep up the habit I've gotten into of blogging (at least once) every day. It's been a good day. At 9 o'clock this morning I couldn't forecast I'd be ending the day saying that though. At 9 o'clock I was asking Small to stop screaming shut up. Why wouldn't you be quiet, … [Read more...] about 11 minutes left
rhythm of the day
Aargh, days are slipping by without blogging again! Tim was away for a couple of nights at the beginning of the week, which cut down drastically on my (evening) computing time. It also meant a convoluted set of logistics for the Monday evening activities - Big was picked up slightly late for her … [Read more...] about AFK
My children are very similar, and very different. I'm often accused of cloning, which I find amusing now that they are growing up - Big's hair has darkened and her blue eyes are now brown. Small is still blond and blue eyed, but they are so very obviously brother and sister. Stick their half … [Read more...] about A tale of two children.
Wednesday was Maths, English and comparative religion. Well, comparative in that we compared it to the theory of evolution we'd looked at over the previous couple of days ;) Small didn't think much of it, he likes evolution, and keeps drawing little cartoon strips of how creatures could have got … [Read more...] about Another week sails by.
I have been waiting since January for my children to deschool, stop watching endless CBBC or playing on mind numbing websites, for them to show and develop some interests and learn to get along instead of screeching and bickering all day. I've run out of patience :( Maybe I don't respond in … [Read more...] about autonomy vs peace and quiet…