It feels like absolutely ages since it's been anything resembling normal here, and for once that's not just a feeling. We went to Christmas camp in the second week of December, and since then, there hasn't been a day when the whole family has been well. Honestly, it's been weeks of misery and … [Read more...] about Getting back into the (home education) groove.
You can take the boy out of the school, but can you take the school out of the parent? There's a constant balancing act here, to discharge our legal duty under Section 7 of the 1996 Education Act 7. The parent of every child of compulsory school age shall cause him to receive efficient … [Read more...] about Pointless education and missing caches.
In the shadow of the news, we decluttered some more today. We sent books to New Zealand, gave away outgrown clothes to the Red Cross and freegled a very faded ring sling. And on twitter I met up with @Shelterbox, who are also working in Peru, Bolivia and Madagascar. I didn't know about any of those … [Read more...] about Opportunity cost, decluttering, maths and stuff
Big is out for the day. She went out on a late breaking sleepover last night, and is now off to a toy museum with friends. Small, on the other hand, is exploring the concepts on mathletics. He was looking at 2D and 3D shapes, and then asked me what a 4D shape would look like, so I mentioned … [Read more...] about Dimensional discussions in a two child house.