After around a decade of “having a dream”, a year of “we actually could do this!” and a few months of “We’ve booked it!” we are finally a travelling family! What started as an idea, turned more serious once we decided to home-school our children (and taking Mina out of […]
This morning, whilst getting ready to head out for a home education event, Mina, our six-year-old, schooled me in business because of this one question.
I wanted to share something that just happened with our two-year-old, Leonardo, before I forget: I was just in another room and heard Leonardo scratch his sister. She complained to him and then there was quiet. A minute later, he comes into my room with a sad face, looking down […]
A simple Google Maps hack to finding places to take the kids and a great activity to amuse them indoors, using tissue paper, string and a plastic toy.
Anyone in London on the 5th Jan? We are hosting our first meet up! (p.s. it’s free, of course!). We’re hoping to meet other world / home schooling families, so if that’s you and it sounds like fun, please join us! Here’re all the details: https://facebook.com/events/2406585239567332
We’re not a family of early risers. Let me change that; Little Master is: He loves practising his burgeoning vocabulary of grunts, plosives and sirens in tandem with the sun’s daily ascension, whilst also working on his little back-fist, elbow, kicking and kneeing techniques, using Daddy as his training partner.
Question: you have a 5-year-old, you’re in Grenada in Spain, and you want to wander round some churches; how do you keep the child entertained? Turns out the answer is simpler than I’d have thought: Give them their own audio guide! Bimbling round Grenada on our first full day, we’d […]
Despite being up, showered and breakfasted by 8:30am – a minor miracle – we still didn’t leave the B&B until gone midday. Yes we’ve two small kids, but with four adults you’d have thought we could do better! I guess it was the first day of our trip, and yesterday […]