Travelling To Kenya & Tanzania (With Kids)

Although I was born in Africa, many, many, many years ago, I haven't had the opportunity to go back, until last year.  This has been a life long dream of mine, but with four children the economics of this little venture was not simple  If you have read some of my other blogs then you... Continue Reading →

A cheaper month to month mobile phone plan… Amaysim

With homeschooling four kids not only is there a financial cost of raising and schooling children, but there is also the financial loss of not earning money when one person stays home to take on that responsibility. This is in no way a burden, however it does call for being a wise steward and as... Continue Reading →

Play, Have Fun & Learn With Play Dough

We all know that younger kids love playing with play dough.  What they make with it, isn't really important but getting to be hands on, creating, building and even demolishing whatever their hearts desires is great fun.  However, did you know that it is a great tool to use throughout the schooling years? Each child learns... Continue Reading →

NAPLAN – Language Conventions & Spelling Preparation

This year with the OLNA (Online Literacy and Numeracy Assessment) becoming compulsory for all year 10 students in Western Australia, I started examining NAPLAN (National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy) a little closer. The reason being is that there is a pre-qualification, which exempts students from sitting the corresponding ONLA component.  Students who achieve Band 8 or... Continue Reading →

So why blog?

I have prayerfully been considering whether or not to blog.  I am a stay at home Mum with four kids who I have been homeschooling for the last 10 years.  I have been making various resources for years and in the last couple of years I have been putting some of those resources on Teachers... Continue Reading →

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