How To Raise a Family of Readers

Reading in our household is an integral part of our family culture: our children are read to from birth through to their teenage years, reading independently is nurtured, and reading as a pastime is highly valued. Our children are surrounded by books as our home literally contains thousands of books: books purchased, gifted and found […] Read more…

My Daybook: 17th February, 2019

Outside my window… it’s late at night, out in the bush it’s totally dark and quiet, blessed to live in the bush I am thankful… for my husband, madly in love with this man, every day I wonder ‘how did I get so lucky?’ really I am so blessed. We celebrated our birthdays last week, […] Read more…

My Daybook: 15th January, 2019

Outside my window… the children are playing in the pool. We put up a small, only 84cm/33in tall, above ground pool for Christmas and it has been immensely popular, hours and hours of waterplay I am thankful… that we had all our children home for Christmas, it’s always a blessing when we have a full […] Read more…

2019: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year 🙂 May 2019 bring you many blessings. Well we’ve had the laziest start to the New Year; late nights, late mornings, loads of reading, jigsaw ‘battles’, board games, floating away hours in our new little pool, days by the River, essentially the perfect recipe for Summer days, recharging from an epic year […] Read more…

The Australian Homeschool Summit is Back and I’m Talking Again!!

The Australian Homeschool Summit (Online) is back…and once again I’m going to be one of the workshop presenters  This time I’m going to be sharing about Centering Your Education Around Australian Living Books, I’m thrilled to be talking about a topic that is near and dear to my heart, I admit to being rather passionate about […] Read more…

2018: A Year in Review

So hard to believe we’re already in 2019! Before we move forward towards the New Year let’s have a quick recap of the Old Year, like all years since forever it was jam packed with life. My new refrain is ‘boring is great, I love boring’ though there were not many boring moments in 2018.  It […] Read more…

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