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Interesting stuff – the March 2020 roundup

Interesting stuff – the March 2020 roundup

What we can expect ahead of us from an Italian mum who’s looking back, arming ourselves with knowledge and looking after ourselves with freebies!

Avoid COVID-19 Burnout

Avoid COVID-19 Burnout

The amount of stress I feel at this moment can only be compared to a few of my previous life events. My family is the definition of burnout. Here’s how we avoid boiling over and burning out during this pandemic – how we improve our coping mechanisms to thrive in this new situation.

Happy Mothering Sunday you amazing HE mums!

Happy Mothering Sunday you amazing HE mums!

We think home ed mums are amazing for all that they do. This Mothering Sunday we’re making it easy to treat yourself to something beautiful and useful.

Coronavirus unit study

Coronavirus unit study

Whether you’re an established home educator, or directly affected by the pandemic school closures, this unit study on corona virus will give your family a wealth of cross-curriculum ideas to learn about what is turned our world upside down right now.

Using ‘Good Ideas’ by Michael Rosen as a Curriculum

Using ‘Good Ideas’ by Michael Rosen as a Curriculum

Do you want an easy to find, British book that will inspire your home education and give you tons of ideas of things to explore alongside your children?
Good Ideas by Michael Rosen might just be the book for you.

Books we are loving – March 2020

Books we are loving – March 2020

Books we are loving March 2020

The Girl who Stole an Elephant, Look Up, and The First Rule of Punk

Happy International Women’s Day 2020

Happy International Women’s Day 2020

I never gave much thought to things like International Women’s Day when I was a young woman ‘doing it all’…then we had a little girl. It’s International Women’s Day this Sunday, March 8, 2020. Celebrate Women’s History with these great resources.

British Nature Study Resources

British Nature Study Resources

As we shift from winter and into spring, here are some great resources to help you learn more about nature in the Britain.

Interesting Stuff – The February 2020 Roundup

Interesting Stuff – The February 2020 Roundup

Interesting stuff from February: getting out into nature with grumbling small people, teenage life in Ancient Rome, why you family won’t (or can’t) maintain your organizing systems, and kid and anxiety friendly corona virus info.

Curriculum Review: Maths – No Problem!

Curriculum Review: Maths – No Problem!

I have been using this UK based Primary maths curriculum since 2015. Here I share the advantages and disadvantages of it.