Author: Kate McConaghy

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.

The Victorian Era – A Six Week Study Guide

The Victorian Era – A Six Week Study Guide

If you’re about to study the Victorian Era, there are some great resources and ideas to choose from in this study guide.

Embracing Autumn (for reluctant transitioners)

Embracing Autumn (for reluctant transitioners)

It’s okay if you’re not psyched to be ‘back to school.’ Autumn isn’t for everyone. But here are some ways you can make it better.

Lessons learned from a tech-free week

Lessons learned from a tech-free week

I had to wonder if a scarcity mindset not only brought Screen Time to the forefront of their minds but also detracted from their ability to enjoy and appreciate the time they had.

Rockin’ Home Ed Record Keeping

Rockin’ Home Ed Record Keeping

Whether you’re off of school or just having an off day; whether you’re on holiday or having a season of life where you wish you were, an app could help you sift home ed gold from the day so you can rest secure in the knowledge your time was not lost even if it wasn’t spent to plan.

How I Narrowly Escaped the Analysis Paralysis of Curriculum Shopping (and you can too)

How I Narrowly Escaped the Analysis Paralysis of Curriculum Shopping (and you can too)

As most of you, dear readers, are preparing for a new season of sowing seeds, my advice is to look forward to the harvest! There are many shiny maths and science and history and English curricula, oh so many, and if you feel your brain melting over which will be the best for your child, stop, take a breath, and ask yourself what you hope to harvest.