Homeschooling When Sick

Homeschooling When Sick

I Can’t Do Any Homeschooling When Sick !

What happens when you just can’t do any homeschooling because you’re sick? When getting out of bed, putting a load of washing on, and making sure dinner is on the table is all you can accomplish. What if even that is too much? What happens when this becomes your new normal day? ...

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10 Horse Books For Girls

Horse Books for Girls

Some girls just can’t get enough of horse books. And whilst my girls have never been addicted to these types of books, I know many who are.

However not all horse books are equal. Many of the horse books for girls are also filled with a substantial amount of teenage romance and can sometimes be quite nasty. There are ...

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McCubbin Picture Study – Australian Art

Our first attempts at Australian artist study went well. We did a McCubbin picture study using Lost. The kids took to it & did some great narrations.Australian Picture Study - Lost

Australian Picture Study

Australian Picture study is still something we do in as part of our art lessons in the homeschool.

The following post is from my archives of September 2008 when we began am Fredrick McCubbin picture study. Six ...

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The Selfish Homeschool Mother

I’m A Selfish Homeschool Mum! Are You?

“I could never homeschool. I’m too selfish!” This is a line I’ve heard from many mothers when they find out that I homeschool. Well, as proud as that might make me feel, I know I can still be a pretty selfish person when it comes to getting through my homeschool day to day.

I’ll describe homeschool mother’s selfishness as any actions, or motive, that lacks consideration for her homeschool children; she is concerned chiefly with ...

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