Homeschool is more home and less school…

So this new way of life where my kids are spending more of their time at home means that we are all spending a lot of time together. With nowhere else to go and not much else to look forward to, helping the kids stay in touch with basic concepts and the fundamentals of learning was an easy byproduct. It did however come with its own set of challenges. Now that I look back they seem obvious but it wasn’t so simple when we started. I’m going to list here the top 10 mistakes I made or lessons I learned … Continue reading Homeschool is more home and less school…

25 things to do (and a few no dos) with your kids these holidays

When I was a working mom, the school vacations were a real fear, the moment April arrived the husband and I would lie awake at nights wondering how to handle the holidays – we had full time work, we had a nanny who needed a couple of weeks off. The boy was off for a full 2 months from school and we had no clue what to do with him. One vacation I had my mom come over for the entire time, another time we had him in summer camp(which he hated btw and cried most days I picked him … Continue reading 25 things to do (and a few no dos) with your kids these holidays