How Books Change me

I have this constant pile of books which I am reading.  Some books I read in a few days and finish, some books I read for months and finish them,  and other books I wonder if I will ever finish them!  But I have long since decided that completing a book is not near as … Continue reading How Books Change me

How my Review on All About Reading led to a whole new venture for me…

So since I have last posted my review on All About Reading I had such and overwhelming response about other moms also looking for this program. With every conversion it came back to the same thing... It is not available in South Africa. In a hasty series of events I started a new business distributing All About … Continue reading How my Review on All About Reading led to a whole new venture for me…

Using books to encourage good ‘habits’, as Charlotte would say.

"The habits of a child produce the character of the man"  - Charlotte Mason Habit training is a much loved discussion topic.  For good reason I'd say!  If we are truly honest with ourselves, we know that we very seldom lay awake at night tossing and turning about our progress in history or geography, but … Continue reading Using books to encourage good ‘habits’, as Charlotte would say.

An even longer absence… I guess it is not about how we fall down but rather how we get up.

I realise it has been a 18 month hiatus. Looking back at some of my previous posts I barely remember the person who wrote them. My life has been drastically change by a chronic illness; a softening of my heart; and a change in homeschool approach. I good summary would be that I have become … Continue reading An even longer absence… I guess it is not about how we fall down but rather how we get up.