Erin

Hi, I'm Erin, I've been sharing snippets of our Living & Learning since 2006! You'll find here large family logistics, home education, owner building, rural life, book reviews and hundreds of pages with book recommendations we've personally used.

Don’t Say Boo To A Goose

I’ve been keen for several months to get back into the flow so when I read Boo to A Goose – Mem Fox this week, the collage illustration of the goose just begged to be created and thus we spontaneously dived in to enjoy a new Book and Activity. I’m embarrassed to admit how long it’s […] Read more…

Read Only For A Week: Our Pick-A-Read Challenge

Recently we suspended our regular learning routine for a week to try something a little different. We have a few children whose reading skills are in want of attention; we’ve a child who simply needs encouragement to blossom, another who can functionally read though not at age level and never for pleasure, another who teeters on […] Read more…

Transitions Within Our Home Education

Over the past few weeks we’ve been chatting about a variety of ‘not back to school‘ topics with other fellow Aussie home educating families, hosted by Kylie from Our World Wide Classroom. We’ve shared our Goals for Our Year Ahead, we’ve reflected on They Way We Learn and listed a huge line up of the Resources We Are Using, this week […] Read more…

My Daybook: 17th February, 2017

Outside my window… summer days are blazing. Today the temp is 31C/88F and we are so, so grateful for the cooler weather after the weekend’s heatwave. We experienced two days of record breaking heat with the temp in our area at 45C/113F and even hotter in other parts of Australia, around the nation bushfires raged […] Read more…

Resources We Are Using

Joining up once again for more talk about ‘not back to school‘ topics with fellow Aussie homeschool families. Hosted by Kylie from Our World Wide Classroom and this week we’re chatting about ‘Resources We Are Using.’ One of the  attractions of home education is the freedom to choose which resources suit individual family’s beliefs, learning styles and lifestyle. We […] Read more…

The Way We Learn

Joining up with fellow Aussie homeschool families once again to bring to you our unique perspectives about a variety of ‘not back to school‘ topics, hosted by Kylie from Our World Wide Classroom. This week we’re chatting about ‘The Way We School,’ talking about not only our philosophies but how this looks in the reality, what […] Read more…

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