Top 10 BBC Children’s Classics audio books

We are a family who absolutely loves listening to audio books, whether it’s in the car while going to our activities and workshops , colouring on our dining table or just simply to unwind after a long day in the evening. There are many ways to listen to audio books. One way is by borrowingContinue reading “Top 10 BBC Children’s Classics audio books”

Lush workshop for home educators

    If there is one shop that my children absolutely love to go to , it is  definitely Lush. As soon as I heard that a local home schooling mama is organising a workshop there, we were all over the moon. The workshop started at 10 am and lasted an hour. The children wereContinue reading “Lush workshop for home educators”

I love my Baba by Razaida Bahram: Book review

I was recently sent a copy of ” I love My Baba” by Razaida Bahram to review.However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Razaida Bahram lives in London with her husband and two children and  Noor Nursery is inspired by her love of Islam and the importance of implementing this in her home. SheContinue reading “I love my Baba by Razaida Bahram: Book review”

7 Ways for Parents to encourage their boys to read

Sadly, we live in times, when children are more likely to spend their time playing a computer game, rather than read a book, even more so for boys.  Research consistently shows that boys’ reading lags behind girls.One of the recent studies, undertaken by the University of Dundee , which looked at the reading habits ofContinue reading “7 Ways for Parents to encourage their boys to read”

Top 5 Parenting Books on how to raise confident, strong and happy girls and boys

Being a mother of three girls and two boys, it was obvious for me to see throughout the years  the cliche that women are from Venus and men are from Mars.So from an early stage , I realised that my approach and parenting to these two different sexes must also be tailored to their needs.Continue reading “Top 5 Parenting Books on how to raise confident, strong and happy girls and boys”

5 Fun ways to learn how to tell the time

One thing ,that I have learnt when it comes to teaching children how to tell the time , is that they are more likely to understand the concept  when it becomes important to them , when they genuinely need to know when certain activities /tasks take place throughout the day . It all starts withContinue reading “5 Fun ways to learn how to tell the time”

Wagamama workshop for home educators

One of the highlights of 2018 ,in regards to foodie workshops , was our home schooling trip to our local Wagamama.  It is aimed for primary school aged children between the ages of 5-10.  It lasts 2 hours and it is a brilliant way for children to learn about food, its nutritional value and ofContinue reading “Wagamama workshop for home educators”

Pizza Express Workshop for home educators

A few weeks ago we attended a free pizza making workshop for home educators at Pizza Express . It was organised by a fellow home schooling mama. We have been to the same workshop 4 times throughout the years which simply goes to show how much we enjoy it. The workshop started really early atContinue reading “Pizza Express Workshop for home educators”

Visit to Lacock Abbey and Fox Talbot Museum

As we renewed our Heritage  New Zealand Membership, we decided to visit  a National Trust Property , which we have never been too, even though it was only 30 min away from where I live. I really thoroughly recommend downloading the National Trust app for your phone as that way you can see what propertiesContinue reading “Visit to Lacock Abbey and Fox Talbot Museum”

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