Measure Mate – a handy learning tool from Learning Resources UK

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent a Measure Mate to try out and review* As a home school parent, this year, I have been somewhat overwhelmed by what is actually available in terms of resources and equipment available to us. Working out what we need, and don’t need, what is worth investing […]

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Night Zoo Keeper – Making learning fun.

*This is a review post, which contains an affiliate link* I am always looking for great learning resources as a mum, for my kids, particularly now we are on a homeschool journey with our son, and when I find something we like, that works well, then I like to share about it. The Night Zookeeper […]

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I don’t understand why we think it’s ok…

If you follow us on social media, you may be aware we have been having some issues with school and our lovely boy struggling with school refusal, being utterly exhausted, and not coping that well. It’s starting to come to a head, and we are reaching a point where change needs to happen, for his […]

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Are we ready for SATs?

I am feeling rather old tonight, as I write this, and I remember doing my own exams when I was the age that my now Tween is. I remember being under a lot of pressure, because I did what was called “the Common Entrance” and in order to get into the school we wanted me […]

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Getting ahead with Ooberkids

Being a parent, and working with your children, to help them with their school work and encourage their strengths and help them work on areas where they struggle, is something I have found challenging. School work has changed quite a lot since I was actually at school myself, and although the basics are still the […]

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