Meditation mindfuzz

March 4, 2015

    It was my first night back at yoga in a long while. After thinking I may actually suffocate on my own boobs while being upside down for much of the class it was finally time for my favorite bit. The meditation at the end.   We were lying on our backs in the […]

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Sort the sport stuff

February 17, 2015

    While we have chosen homeschooling instead of school, we still do a fair few activities. A lot of them are sport. During the year any one or more of my kiddos is involved in ballet, jazz, tap. netball, auskick and swimming.   It’s a lot of shoes and uniforms. And towels.   The […]

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Official.

February 16, 2015

  Last week Harper had her first full ballet class. I say first full class because she tried it a couple of years ago but slipped over on the floor before class started and was so outraged that it happened she declared that dancing was stupid and she no longer wanted anything to do with […]

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My first year of busy

February 4, 2015

  I know I bang on about how much extra time we have as homeschoolers, and it’s true. But this year, for our family, it’s also our first year of lots of commitments.   My kids (particular;y my big 2) love organized activities. LOVE THEM. Tannah would have me take her to 2 things a […]

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Instead

February 2, 2015

  This week would have been it. I would have had all three kids at full time school, if that was the path we had chosen. I would have had all of this “freedom” everyone talks about. Like uniforms and homework and early starts and bedtimes and keeping up with the class and falling behind […]

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And/Or

December 2, 2014

    There is a lot of talk right now about gender neutral toys. About how gendered toys are having an adverse long-term effect on kids. I think we have overshot the mark.   The toys are not the problem. Granted some of them are problematic and ridiculous in their general stereotypical crapness BUT it’s […]

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5 things all new homeschoolers need to know

December 2, 2014

    So you’re done with school, or maybe you have decided to not even go there in the first place. But it’s a bit scary, right? I mean HOW WILL YOU SOCIALIZE THE KIDS and what of tertiary education and will you even get 5 minutes to yourself? Here are a few things you […]

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Pinterest Playdough

November 28, 2014

    I know I’m not the only one who loves Pinterest. And I’m certainly not the only one who looks at all of the beautiful activities laid out and thinks “one day, I’m gonna….” The kids had been begging me to make playdough for a while and I guess I just got carried away. […]

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