I’m not sure I know how to feel about it all, to be honest – it’s a complex business. I do know a few things – I know that come 8 March, I will have six hours a day to do everything that I’ve been squashing into two, and that I will be MUCH less...
We’re going to be doing this until at least 8 March –and does anyone actually believe they’ll be back at school for three weeks before the Easter holidays? – so we’re accepting that things are the way they are, and the sort-of routine that has emerged around a day of...
Well, I started out full of hope on this return to homeschooling – see my optimistic outlook in the last blog post – and now we are two weeks in, I can report mixed results. I’ve managed to stick to lots of the stuff in there about balancing work and school, but the...
We’re used to it at this point in the summer holidays – the older one starts to withdraw occasionally, goes off into a world of his own, and even gets a bit short-tempered at times, which is unusual for him. With only two weeks to go until school’s back in, we know...
17 weeks – minus three weeks of school holidays – and here we are, at the end of the summer term. When all this started back in March, there were dark predictions that the children wouldn’t all be back in school until September. Insane! That’s months off – surely we...
I know it’s very British to talk about the weather, but we really have been so lucky to have had such a sunny lockdown. Which makes it all the more difficult when homeschool on a rainy day comes along. We have had two or three of these days in the last 13 weeks, and...
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