15 Simple Self Care Tips For Parents This is a post I've wanted to write for a long time, but honestly I have never been good at self care. I think this is very common among parents, particularly those who are primarily responsible for childcare- our days rush by in a blur of meeting everyone . . .
A Day In The Life Of Unschoolers Hello! It's 11pm, and we've had a long day doing bits 'n' pieces getting ready for our house move this coming Friday. We're not moving far but man, it's amazing how much there is to do just to get five humans to shuffle into another brick box and start sleeping and . . .
25 Best Kids' Books About Strong Women: Feminist Books For Kids I did it, yo. Recently, after reading Eira some books with strong female leaders, I realised I had to write this post on books that lift up and celebrate women who have done extraordinary things in their lives. Feminist books for . . .
Thinking About Homeschooling? Here’s 10 Things You Need To Consider Home education, also known as ‘homeschooling’, is becoming an increasingly popular option for families when considering the best education options for their children. Once thought of as something just for far-out hippies or . . .
All You Ever Wanted To Know About Homeschooling (in the UK) As a homeschooling family in the UK we get asked about homeschooling a LOT. A lot a lot. Like, most days. If we go to Tesco the cashiers wonder aloud if the kids have an inset day; parents at parks or soft-plays ask why the girls aren't in . . .
What a Typical Worldschooling Day Looks Like in Our Worldschooling Family Hi friends! I've been really interested to see the recent increase in worldschooling families- those families who use travel as a primary method of education. Some of these families live in one place, homeschool and go on . . .
Our 10 Favourite Travel Toys For Toddlers On Airplanes (Plus toddler luggage they'll LOVE!) If you've been following our travel adventure through Thailand, Sri Lanka and Bali you will know that we've flown a lot with our three young kids including two long haul flights with toddler (they've all . . .
An Open Letter to Parents Wanting An Adventure. A letter inspired by messages from parents I get most days, asking how we made the leap and often saying they don't think they could do it. Dear Parent, You’re thinking of adventure. You have been adult-ing pretty well, even if most of it is an . . .
Lack of couple time: one of the disadvantages of homeschooling? Top o’ the morning to ya, and what a fine day it is. A cloud of micro-flies has set up camp in our bathroom and refuses to leave no matter what we do, there is a monkey dangling his ‘bits’ over the edge of our roof and Patrick just got . . .
All you need to know about whale watching Sri Lanka Hi friends! Today we celebrated our gorgeous eldest daughter's 7th birthday here in Mirissa, Sri Lanka. We knew that it would be a slightly unorthodox birthday, what with being nearly 6000 miles from the UK and all. The last family birthday we . . .