Monthly Archives: September 2011

Pear tree study

We’ve not managed many of the outdoor hour challenges this month, mainly due to being on holiday. My father in law has a pear tree in his garden so when I saw that it was one of the subjects I … Continue reading

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Time to separate?

Brain dump alert 😉 I’ve been looking forward to getting back to some formal, sit down work with my two. Marcus is happy to do anything, but if we leave his education to himself to choose he doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Rosemarkie with friends and added dolphins

(This post needs more pics, but I’m in danger of never posting it! Might add more pics later :)) Some friends of ours spent some time up at the Moray Firth in Scotland last year and were successful at seeing … Continue reading

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A year of nature study

The Charlotte Mason method of education places a huge amount of emphasis on nature study and of being outdoors, especially in the early years. CM has been the method we’ve adopted most really, but the nature study was always hard … Continue reading

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Camping weekend

We decided to try camping on a bank holiday weekend last week. I much prefer when sites are quiet so I was unsure about my decision really! We didn’t go far away, but we just wanted another weekend away to … Continue reading

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