Our children spent hours on the trampoline. It truly was one of the best buys; thanks Uncles:) Somersaults, belly swivels, flying squirrel acts, Back bounces, handstands.for hours and hours in the sunshine or rain, they are to be found in gravity defying acts.
Happy 5th Birthday to our darling girl:) You are a treasure indeed. Always happy, always kind, so quick and eager to learn. You bring a smile to us each day. Five years later I still giggle that you, an accountant’s baby was born on the 30th June. You certainly were keen to arrive that bit […]
In my weekly ‘Hearts for Home’ post I am encouraging myself and others to commit to thinking about what 4-6 things we can do each week to bring our thoughts, prayers and actions to keeping our ‘Hearts for Home’. 1To be gentle in voice and action.My children are precious and sensitive. 2To be really present […]
Recently the children had the opportunity to be introduced to the art of making chainmail. They were so taken with this they have set up their own chainmail production line. First Carpenter manufactured a ‘gizmo’, using a piece of metal the thickness they wanted for their links. Tie wire is wound around the ‘gizmo’ about […]
We were recently fortunate to experience a Medieval Day, which was hosted by our homeschooling group and presented by our local guild. The day was sensational! I truly think it may have been one of the best days our homeschool group has had yet. Many of the children (and parents) dressed in period costume. We […]
1PC has just received his results for his latest CPA exam. I am so proud of him, he earned a high distinction! Considering all the commitments he has, not to mention raising eight children, I think this a very impressive result. 2Whilst I was flying South, PC was attending a work related Conference. A Conference […]
It’s important for moms to recognize that all the small successes in our days can add up to one big triumph. 1I have finally got satellite connection again.After nearly a month. 2The children are writing daily reports.This is my achievement as much as theirs. 3I have created Michelangelo’s birthday party invitations.And emailed them.I also have […]
A few months back there were discussions on 4Real regarding workboxes. I particularly liked the following idea which is more suitable for a large family and limited space. When I discussed the idea with PC we thought it would be too much work setting up and monitoring. Eventually I did set up a system but […]