An Empty Cup: When Mom Neglects Herself

Running on empty The other day, Rafe was up all night with a fever. The next morning, I took him to the doctor first thing. When Emmy swallowed a kiddies’ domino a few months ago, Jacques took her to casualty right away. When the girls were playing and Angie hurt her eye, I took her …

{Currently} All The Things

Hello there. It’s been a while. Here’s a bit of an update for you. Things We’re Loving Onesies. Sure, it’s a bit of a mission to go to the loo in the middle of the night, but there’s really nothing warmer to sleep in. Harry Potter. Angie is just a little bit obsessed. We’re on …

Learning Fun With Nessy Reading & Spelling

Probably the most exciting part of our homeschooling journey has been seeing Angie learn to read. I recently heard about Nessy Reading & Spelling from Nessy Learning, and I couldn’t wait to try it out. I received a free three-month subscription to the programme in exchange for an honest review. Reading and Spelling Fun Nessy …

Why I’m Not Marching (And What I’m Doing Instead)

All week, I’ve seen event suggestions pop up in my Facebook feed: a march here, a protest there. All with one message: Zuma must go. I’ve thought about attending one of them. One has just been arranged in my town – a march from a local park to the library. There’s an almost palpable sense …

Easter Ideas For Kids

Easter is a month away, and I’ve already started planning our Ten Days of Easter activities for the girls. One thing I’ve noticed in my browsing is that it’s challenging to find Jesus-focused Easter activities. Ironic, right? Because the shops are filled with bunnies and chicks and eggs, I’m determined to do crafts and activities …

The Big Book Of Homeschool Ideas

I was given copies of The Big Book of Homeschool Ideas Volume 1 and Volume 2 in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. I don’t think you can ever be completely prepared to homeschool. There are so many books about homeschooling that it’s easy to feel overwhelmed about which one to …

PreK Letter of the Week Masterlist

Here is the masterlist of the PreK Letter of the Week activities for 2017. Links will updated as we go along. Letter Aa Letter Bb Letter Cc Letter Dd Letter Ee Letter Ff Letter Gg Letter Hh Letter Ii Letter Jj Letter Kk Letter Ll Letter Mm Letter Nn Letter Oo Letter Pp Letter Qq …