Back to school, home education style

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3 Superfoods you have never heard of

You might know what a superfood is but have you heard of these superfoods? This guest post by By Kash Atwal, co-founder of Operate is definitely enlightening and you might learn about a superfood or two you didn’t know existed. If asked to name a superfood, you might go for Blueberries or Broccoli. How about […]

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How to love maths

I have always been a little stressed with maths as a subject, but as a home education mum I have had to face my fears and this guest post on how to love maths Jon Goga, math tutor and founder of BrainySpinach Math is helpful for anyone who, like me, doesn’t think they can master […]

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Get experience before you make career choices.

This is a collaborative post sharing some thoughts on work experience, career choices and internships as we help our oldest child navigate her future. It’s hard to believe that my daughter is facing making choices about her future, and is growing up. It seems like only yesterday her most complicated life choice was what socks […]

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Camping is not a holiday

Or at least for me, camping is not a holiday. Before you read further, please note that I am very happy if you love camping, if you enjoy it, if it’s the option you choose for holidays. If you make it work for you and your family and love it, then I am delighted for […]

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Our summer holiday routine 2022

Sharing our summer holiday routine, which probably looks a lot different to other people’s routines. Read on for why. Most people relish the idea of the summer holiday, that long break between school terms. I hear my friends and colleagues talking about being able to relax, no school, no homework, no rushing around to activities. […]

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How To Create A Cat Friendly Home.

There are lots of things you need to do to create a cat friendly home, and getting a new kitten or adopting a cat is a big step. It’s something we have done three times now, and most recently with the newest edition to the house of Cats, Kids and Chaos… Thankfully Cats Protection have […]

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