Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar

Every Christmas Season, our family has an advent calendar that we open each day in the lead up to Christmas. We started it when the kids were small to help Continue Reading →

‘The Good Lie’ Movie

We find that movies are an amazing way to teach about values and character formation in a subtle manner. As we are watching and then reflecting later on the movie, Continue Reading →

Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.

One of Winston Churchill’s famous quotes is: “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Thus, I am now incorporating history into my children’s education in Continue Reading →

How am I smart – nature, people and self smart?

This blogpost summarises the final three ‘smarts’ taken from the book by Dr Kathy Koch on “How am I smart? A parent’s guide to multiple intelligences” Nature Smart Competence: These Continue Reading →

Latest family update

The week before Christmas last December was when I did our latest fortnightly update which included stuff that was going on in our household ie how we are living out Continue Reading →

Brief Overview of Competitions for Australian students

Two of the main criticisms aimed at homeschoolers, apart from the socialisation issue, are that of not having done many exams and thus being unfamiliar with how to approach exams, Continue Reading →