Before she had even arrived..... This time a year ago I was admitted to our local hospital for what could possibly have been the rest of my pregnancy. At 10 weeks I had bled so heavily that we had assumed I had suffered a miscarriage. The amount of blood that I lost, and the ferocious… Continue reading Part 2: An unexpected journey
Today marks 70 days since our beautiful baby girl made her entrance into the world at only 25 weeks and 4 days gestation, an incredible 15 weeks or just over three months early! A few people have encouraged me to blog about our experience as I enjoyed blogging before. But it has taken a while… Continue reading Part 1: An Unexpected Journey
We continued this month with a letter (sound) a week as the overarching theme for most of the activities I planned. This month we covered G, H and I and had a lovely and much needed week off at Centre Parcs with family. Looking back over the month a lot of our outdoor time was… Continue reading Oops: March!
It is hard to believe another couple of months have flown by, we are very nearly in April and I haven't even taken stock of February yet! Looking back over the last month or so I am really glad we now have a bit more structure to our days and weeks. I have noticed the… Continue reading February’s fun!
As of the last few weeks I am totally hooked on making bread and have become a promoter of home made bread to anyone who will listen! But seriously this book is brilliant! It has changed how I feel about making our own and now I make it nearly every day. Having had a go before at… Continue reading Homemade Bread
1 Large Butternut squash 2 tsp olive oil 300g macaroni 50g butter 50g plain flour 1 tsp English Mustard Powder 200g cheddar cheese 50g Parmesan This recipe is so easy and we love it in our house. I think I like it better than straight up macaroni and cheese. The butternut squash is a… Continue reading Butternut Squash Macaroni Cheese
The New Year is in full swing! January in our house is the month of birthdays. Reuben turned 5 and we celebrated with a Superhero themed party! Followed quickly by Dave's birthday and for this we celebrated with breakfast out (Dave and I that was!) Lots of people continue to ask me how Home Schooling… Continue reading January: A new rhythm to our weeks
When I started to blog late last year I promised myself that I wanted it to be for fun, a hobby, a way to keep a record of this year of our Home Ed journey not just another job I had to tick off my to do list! So here I am in January blogging… Continue reading The fun before Christmas: November and December
Yum! What is not to love about this (Recipe) I decided to have a go at making Home Made Baked Beans as the boys love baked beans, who doesn't hey? As we are still in the early stages of weaning the littlest one I was conscious of the salt/sugar content so I thought I'd give… Continue reading Home Made Baked Beans
This month has flown by again and here I am reflecting on what we've done with our October days. Once again as I look back on the month I am actually surprised by the amount we have been able to do and how much learning has been going on for all of us not just… Continue reading October Days