You know this whole homeschooling thing is a real balancing act. 1. I say balancing because there’s so many fine lines that have to be drawn and watched. 2. I say it’s an act, because as much as I think I know what I’m doing – a lot of the time, I have no cooking clue and act like I do. Now, don’t use my words against me because I have a fantastic safety net which is my curriculum. So in terms of the actual academic part of it – I’m sorted – it’s more the personality and learning style thing that I’m pretty much gauging it day by day. Continue reading “Discovering my kids learning styles”
We haven’t done one of these in a very long time and so we just decided to take a video and post it – even if it wasn’t planned. I really hope you enjoy sharing this little moment with us. The girls and I often have very random conversations and honestly – I never thought until now to capture them and share our spontaneous nuggets.
What is with this time of the year? It’s insane how, as much as I try to rest and chill – the more activity pops up and all of the dreams I had to sit and blog my heart away, are “poof!” – gone. I’ve just had to come to terms with the fact that my life is continuously busy and I’m just going to have to snatch as many ‘me’ moments as I can. This would be to do the things that I want to do and hopefully make awesome memories with my family.
Talking about memories with family. Continue reading “6 Things I learned about Cherry Picking”
As most of you already know, I’m home educating my children. With that comes the continued advantage of snatching up momnts to teach my little people in unconventional ways. So, I thought to add to our wonderful array of weekly uncut videos that we so shamelessly post – I would add a section where they could type up their responses to random questions about where they’re at in their little lives. Continue reading “Our Kids Corner : sing a long car ride video”
Teaching a toddler to do certain things often proves to be difficult. Now, Jude is the type of kid that likes to get other people to do things for him. I honestly think it’s the combination of being a boy and being number 3 in the sibling line up. Up until now, it’s been “cute”. But I’ve come to slowly realize that an almost three year old that can’t feed himself (more like won’t feed himself) is not a healthy thing. Continue reading “Homeschooling a Toddler : Jude’s cute little antics”
It’s been such a long time since I posted about homeschooling with my kids. Well, today I thought I would show you guys what it’s like to teach a little 2 year old at home. I took a video of what my little man gets up to when we get the structured time in. Iraina accompanied me in this one and we’re looking all spiffy in our pyjama’s and unbrushed hair. Continue reading “Homeschool Friday Feedback”
Ahh, the joys of homeschooling my brood. There’s an assumption that many people make about homeschooling and that is that the children aren’t as “socialised” as “school going” kids. I would completely understand this theory if we were living in 1998 and there was no technology to help a sister out. But, because we have Facebook, whatsapp and the internet – getting together with other families that share the same lifestyle isn’t as hard as it used to be. Continue reading “Homeschool socialising – focus off me and learn about you”