Category Archives: Parenting

Things That Make Me Happy!

  40 Things that make me happy( not really in order): Feeling particularly crap one day I decided to write down a list of a all the things that make me feel good. I figured that if I could find … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Single Mum

To say things have been difficult recently is putting it mildly: my lodger and main income source has moved out, a family member who was helping out with Kai is no longer available, and Kai has been a pain in … Continue reading

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A Difficult Week

Why does everything have to be a battle? Home-educating and single parenting is definitely beginning to take its toll. I’m increasingly telling Kai off for being cheeky and frequently losing my temper. It’s the little niggly things that are putting … Continue reading

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Learning to Trust the Path

Faith Shortly before we began our home-ed journey, I went out and bought some folders, notebooks and art materials. I also purchased a spelling book and a Kumon division book. (I had intended to follow the approach laid out in … Continue reading

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Single Parents: Thinking about Home-Education but Wondering How You’ll Cope?

The inspiration for this post came from a conversation I had with my little sister. She was really keen to know how things were getting on with home-ed, and admired the fact that I had taken on such a huge … Continue reading

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Single Parenting and Home-education, Part 1

There are a vast number of issues faced by single parents, and home-education makes things even more interesting. Therefore this post is slightly longer than usual and will be revisited. The main topics include: emotional support, socialisation and money. Who’s … Continue reading

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