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Reading List – 100 Books In A Month Challenge

Affiliate links: We love the books we've read and share with you here and think you may too and have added these links for your reference only. However, if you do choose to purchase a book via these links we may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. As promised here's the… Continue reading Reading List – 100 Books In A Month Challenge

Preschool

How To Overcome Your Homeschoolers Refusal To Complete Activities

You spent all night researching great ways to get your child off to the best start with learning to read or the most effective way to teach them their time tables. You spend hours researching interesting activities and wake up early the next morning to gather everything you need, cutting things out, setting up the… Continue reading How To Overcome Your Homeschoolers Refusal To Complete Activities

Inspiration and Tips for Parents

The Pro’s and Of Homeschooling That Often Get Overlooked

  People who are considering homeschooling often ask the same standard questions "Should I use a curriculum?", "Which curriculum should I use?", "What about socialisation?", "How will they get into college?". "Will they be able to find work?", "How do we document their progress?", "Do I need qualifications to teach my children?" etc. I mean… Continue reading The Pro’s and Of Homeschooling That Often Get Overlooked

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Footpath Flowers

Disclosure: This Post may contain affiliate links. Footpath Flowers by Jon Arno Lawson and Sydney Smith is a beautiful, creative and moving piece of story telling. Unlike many books we seem to come across in our libraries picture book section, this book was 100% illustration with zero words yet each picture speaks loud and clear a fantastically… Continue reading Footpath Flowers

Preschool

Bedtime Math App

This week a friend of recommended a fantastic website bedtime math. It's full of wonderful little real life stories followed by a few short math exercises which are organised by age. We've been doing several a day and finally decided to download the app. Now when we are waiting at the doctors or for a… Continue reading Bedtime Math App

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Memory Trees: Helping Children Cope With Losing Loved Ones

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. We love the books we've read and share with you here and think you may too and have added these links for your reference only. However, if you do choose to purchase a book via these links we may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you.… Continue reading Memory Trees: Helping Children Cope With Losing Loved Ones

Learning Through Literature, Preschool

Reading List – 100 Books In A Month Challenge

Affiliate links: We love the books we've read and share with you here and think you may too and have added these links for your reference only. However, if you do choose to purchase a book via these links we may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. As promised here's the… Continue reading Reading List – 100 Books In A Month Challenge

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A Failed Plan Could Be Your Biggest Gift

"Not a thing had happened the way she had planned; no, not a single thing. But it seemed to her she had never been so happy in her life." - Understood Betsy It's true that regularly in life we make plans and for one reason or another the outcome is not as we had imagined.… Continue reading A Failed Plan Could Be Your Biggest Gift

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100 Books In A Month Challenge

A few days ago I came across an inspirational post over at My Story My Song. Paige tells us about a reading challenge that she set for her class. 100 shared books in a month. Not only did her class meet this goal but they exceeded it and gained much more from it than simply getting through… Continue reading 100 Books In A Month Challenge

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How To Keep Your Children Engaged During Storytime

Everyday I read as much as I possibly can with the children. Be it children's books at bed time, reading my books aloud as they play, signs, magazines or even recipes. It's become second nature. Each day before we settle down to sleep we have story hour. The boys love choosing their stories for the… Continue reading How To Keep Your Children Engaged During Storytime