Are we getting in the way of our children's education? It's a question all of us parents should be asking and here is why! #education #homeschooling #homeeducation #mkemistakes #homeschoolparent #tips #parenting #advice
Homeschool, Inspiration and Tips for Parents

Are We Getting in the Way of Our Children’s Education?

 Are we getting in the way of our children's education? Have you become a 'Lawnmower Educator?' These are questions we should all be asking as homeschool parents. The public school system is often accused of getting in the way of our children gaining an education that is suitable for them. I too agree that to… Continue reading Are We Getting in the Way of Our Children’s Education?

We have loved using this writing curriculum so far this year. Here is our full review of WriteShops Famous Primary Homeschool Curriculum for Kindergarten and first grade!
Homeschool, Reception, Resources

WriteShop Primary: Homeschool Writing Curriculum Review

**Don't have time to read the full review? Here's a summerised version!**" "I am so glad we opted for using the WriteShop Primary A Book Set! M’s enthusiasm for story telling and writing have continued to grow as a result. He’s always excited to get started on the lessons each day; the complete opposite of… Continue reading WriteShop Primary: Homeschool Writing Curriculum Review

This winter I simplified our homeschool and reduced the number of resources we would be using. Here is the final list of our winter homeschool resources 2018/2019
Homeschool, Preschool, Reception, Resources

Our Winter 2018/19 Homeschool Resources – Pre-K/KG

Do you homes homeschool all the way through the winter too? I thought I'd take some time to share with you all some of the homeschool resources we will be using to see us through this season. This year I am simplifying our homeschool for the winter so that we can make the most of… Continue reading Our Winter 2018/19 Homeschool Resources – Pre-K/KG

The little Expolorers went to Luxor for 5 days and here is what they learnt!
Homeschool, Preschool, Reception

A Trip to Luxor – Learning on The Go!

It's time for the big reveal! This week over on our Facebook Page we played a little game of guess where we are! Well I'm sure the title of this post has given it a way! We took a short 5 day break to visit the beautiful land of Luxor! It was epic! The Purpose… Continue reading A Trip to Luxor – Learning on The Go!

Teaching Life Skills! Tidying up can be a daunting task for your young homeschoolers! Here are some tips to help make keeping the home tidy easier for all.
Homeschool, Inspiration and Tips for Parents

Tidying Up – Life Skills for Homescoolers

  Tidying up is not something that appears to come naturally to my children. Does it for yours? Luckily, for us all tidying up is one life skill that can be taught. Teaching our children life skills is something we should all be adding to our daily homeschool schedules. Helping to keep their homes tidy… Continue reading Tidying Up – Life Skills for Homescoolers

Homeschool, Learning Through Literature

What Makes a Book a Classic?

Recently, one of my readers asked me; “How do you define a book as a classic?” The question of what makes a book a classic was one I pondered myself when I started reading more with my children. I thought this question deserved a bit more attention and that my answer may also help you… Continue reading What Makes a Book a Classic?

All about f. Week 6 of our DIY letter of the week curriculum.
Homeschool, Reception

All About ‘f’ – Letter of The Week Curriculum {+ A Very Special Free ebook}

Affiliate Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one of these links I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I love and use all of the books, products and resources I recommend to my readers and simply want to share them with you to give… Continue reading All About ‘f’ – Letter of The Week Curriculum {+ A Very Special Free ebook}

Homeschool, Reception

Phonics vs Sight Words and Why we Use Both

Affiliate Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one of these links I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I love and use all of the books, products and resources I recommend to my readers and simply want to share them with you to give… Continue reading Phonics vs Sight Words and Why we Use Both

All About c Letter of the Week Curriculum by One Hundred and One Pursuits.com
Homeschool, Preschool

All About “C” Letter of The Week

Affiliate Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one of these links I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I love and use all of the books, products and resources I recommend to my readers and simply want to share them with you to give… Continue reading All About “C” Letter of The Week

Autumn Leaf Investigation. Guest Post The Barefoot Mom on onehundredandonepursuits.com with Free Printable Autumn Picture Book Library List
Homeschool, Reception

Autumn Leaf Investigation

I love autumn! The cooler weather and pumpkin flavoured everything. I especially love watching the leaves change. One of my kiddo's favourite autumn activities is collecting pretty leaves. This year I thought we could use some of the leaves we collected for an autumn leaf investigation, and it ended up being really fun! In this… Continue reading Autumn Leaf Investigation