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MEL Chemistry – a review and a handy hack

MEL Chemistry – a review and a handy hack

Not sure if MEL Chemistry is worth the investment? Read this review!

Christmas Books to Reserve at the Library or Add to Your Collection

Christmas Books to Reserve at the Library or Add to Your Collection

Christmas books are a lovely part of the season for many families. These are some of our personal favourites.

Home Ed Voices Podcast – (Season 2) Episode 23 Helen (@Belzibow)

Home Ed Voices Podcast – (Season 2) Episode 23 Helen (@Belzibow)

This is episode 23 and this week I’m talking to Helen from @Belzibow. We talk about Helen’s lapbooks and picture book units at Branch Out World, helen tells us how her family tackles GCSEs, and about keeping teens engaged in home ed groups.

Home ed rituals are magic

Home ed rituals are magic

If you find the children are struggling to stick with the routine going into this holiday season, and you’re not in the routine of including a ritual, it’s worth thinking about.

Embrace the Darker Evenings With a Lantern Walk

Embrace the Darker Evenings With a Lantern Walk

Now that the clocks have gone back, a Lantern Walk is a lovely way to embrace the darker evenings and remember that the more light will return in spring.

Books We are Loving – November 2019

Books We are Loving – November 2019

Books we are loving – November 2019
Illegal, Politics for Beginners, Return to Wonderland

Home Ed Voices Podcast – (Season 2) Episode 22 – Wendy (@EnjoyMathsHomeEd)

Home Ed Voices Podcast – (Season 2) Episode 22 – Wendy (@EnjoyMathsHomeEd)

This is episode 22 and this week I’m talking to Wendy from @EnjoyMathsHomeEd. We talk about Wendy’s Maths Programme, Enjoy Maths, the positive educational impact of ordinary things, encouraging a lifetime of learning, and the advantages of being a mature university student.

Interesting Stuff – The October 2019 Roundup

Interesting Stuff – The October 2019 Roundup

Maternal isolation, cancel culture isn’t a thing, wild bird hospital of new york, hippo spa, amazing picture book list, phenologist collecting climate change data.

Reminder – Home Ed Kids and the Flu Vaccine

Reminder – Home Ed Kids and the Flu Vaccine

Reminder – If you want to have your children vaccinated against the likeliest strains of flu this winter, ring up your GP and book an appointment to get them vaccinated. (This is not an invitation to debate.)

Give Yourself Some Blank Space, Home Ed Parent

Give Yourself Some Blank Space, Home Ed Parent

…don’t be afraid of a boring, rainy sunday when actually what everyone (including you) needs to do is rest. The next busy weekend will be here before you know it, hurling you into Monday before you’ve found your feet.