I’m writing this post after a massive stand-off with our middle child. It was literally a three-hour battle of wills. And it was about…a reading homework. Homeworks in our house are lengthy affairs. The kids come home, their returns staggered by about an hour in general. The two youngest are first home, and they get [...]
When Rachel first began primary one, we were told that as her school were using the enriched curriculum method of teaching they would not be formally learning to read and write until at least primary two. However we were assured that if our children expressed an interest in ay of these skills they would be [...]
We got the long awaited letter today. The one saying that Jake has been offered a place in the local preschool nursery and thankfully will be attending in the morning session. When Jake was first born I thought it would be difficult for him to attend preschool for two years. He was born in early [...]
So, Rachel had her nursery graduation ceremony yesterday. Most of the grandparents came to the school to watch the little concert they’d prepared and to see the kids getting their certificates from the principal of the school. I showed up slightly late, due to my parents managing to get mixed up over timings. When I [...]
For anyone interested in homeschooling, why not jump over and have a look at the Carnival of Homeschooling. Its really informative and contains some very high quality links (including one to us of course). A great one for any current homeschoolers or anyone interested in starting.
Using the Sesame Street website for early years education. I spent some time on the site with our two-year-old this evening and we had a ball – and learned a few things – with Elmo!