If you remember, I had a post about 6 weeks ago about my revamped planning rhythm. You can find the post here if you missed it. These books above are all books we have dipped into during our feasting the last 7 weeks. This is just a short post to give some feedback. I am … Continue reading Evaluation Time – Looking back at our planning of the last six weeks.
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
I rather love planning, sadly I am often less keen to implement my plans... Not that I plan on not following the plan, life just gets busy, wheels come off, and when I fail once or twice I simply give up. So this term when I was doing planning I was really trying to plan … Continue reading Planning to plan
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…
Teaching your child to read is probably one of the matters that homeschool mom's mull over most.
You know that feeling when you get to Friday morning and less than half of what you planned for the school week has been achieved? You suddenly turn into a drill Sargeant, channeling all our annoyance and frustration towards your by now, tired children. You expect the children's to be more productive than usual even … Continue reading When panic overcome me…
"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.
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.
I know, I know, I know... I have been gone for ages. I have been very ill and now that I am better my baby been quite ill. I will soon return with my focus on Christmas, holiday and an advent calendar. For now I would love just share this thought. At this moment I'm … Continue reading In absence
I bravely took out the paint for the boys today. I had this romantic idea of them creating beautiful pictures for a birthday card for their dad... But all I got was a very angry mamma and a little boy with a broken heart. How I hate myself for it. Simply because I valued my … Continue reading … when mom loose points…