Digital nomad blog: Why travel is not the opposite of consumerism Digital nomad blog: Is travel really different to materialism? (Before you dive in, have a nosey at our post on ‘why we’re not chasing our dream lifestyle’ for my thoughts on this as we set up our digital nomad blog before we . . .
How to deal with temper tantrums: A positive parenting guide Inspired by a thread that came up in a travelling parents forum the other day about how to deal with temper tantrums, I thought I’d let you know the 7 simple steps we take that takes us from tantrum to chilled-out in no time. How to . . .
When Do Kids Start Reading: Unschooling Theory & Our Story When do kids start reading? That depends. Our close friends and family know that we’re massive hippies and that our kids don’t go to school, and that we follow a philosophy called ‘autonomous education’ or ‘unschooling’. Some are . . .
Our Christian family blog: our family focus Top o' the morning to ya from this Christian family blog, lovelies. We are eight short weeks away from leaving London for the start of our round the world trip, heading to Singapore as our first stop. We're excited and very much looking forward to seeing . . .
5 things to remember about the reality of Instagram Ok, let's #bereal. Instagram is where a lot of us spend a fair bit of time, scrolling through pictures, uploading our favourite snaps and accidentally clicking on one cool-looking account, and then another, and then another. It can be a total . . .
Why We've Got Recommended Screen Time All Wrong There seems to be an increasing number of memes, Facebook posts and articles going around at the moment about recommended screen time, often demonising digital devices. These snippets usually include a picture of a group of people using their phones, . . .
The 10 Things Children Really Want, (Even If They Don't Know It) Growing up in western society can give one a very particular view of the world. We are taught from a very young age- through the media, sometimes by our families and by those around us- that our lives are supposed to have a fairly . . .
How my kidney problem affects my life In amongst all of the joy of having three lovely girls, of home educating and of planning for our round the world trip, are some darker moments and times where life just doesn't seem to be playing ball. Something I have struggled with for over half of my life . . .
New Year's Resolutions Â for a Home School Parent Happy New Year, everyone, and may it have fewer political atrocities than the last. Tt couldn't get worse- could it?. As a family we had a good 2016, are super thankful for God's provision (cheers to the big G) and are really looking forward to what . . .
Something's bugging me. Yes, the kids, obviously, but that's not what I want to blog about today. Something else. I'm tired of hearing people talk as though everything worth doing should be done by the time they're 30, and that after that they may as well go and lie down in lush green pastures . . .