Books about War

Our family loves reading history and learning it. The famous quote, usually attributed to writer and philosopher George Santayana, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”, I believe is very significant. Continue Reading →

Book Suggestions for 11-14 year olds.

Four years ago I made a list of books that my children were reading at the time. Now that Princess is nearly 15 and Matey 12, I have made a Continue Reading →

Christmas Books our Family Loves

Christmas is a favourite time of the year for our family. We purposefully try to slow down our activities and make deliberate choices about what we do and don’t do 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 →

Christmas Preparation and Celebration

I love the Christmas season. There has always been great excitement in our house in the lead up to Christmas. I love making it special for the kids. I find Continue Reading →