• A Letter To Headteachers Everywhere…

    October 3, 2018

    Dear Headteacher,

    Summer is over and your classrooms are full of smartly dressed students once again.

    My child won’t be among them because I’m saddened by the state of Education in this country.

    I’m saddened that children so young are already bored with learning. Their once enthusiastic faces, keen to understand everything…gone. Just like that. ...

  • French Baby Books

    September 24, 2018

    French Books for Babies

    Babies love books! French baby books are the perfect way to introduce a new language to a little one.

    They love the colours, the textures and the sound of the spoken words…but most of all, they love the special time spent with you reading to them.

    We’re currently spending a year in ...

  • Do Toddlers Like Travel?

    September 16, 2018

    Do toddlers like travel

    I just stumbled across this article in The Telegraph online. The title alone is enough to scare any parent who’s even contemplating travelling with their youngster!

    “The science behind why you should never take your children on foreign holidays”…a pretty bold headline!

    It almost had ...

  • What Should My Child Know? Targets, activities and why it doesn’t really matter that much!

    August 26, 2018

    I want to start by saying that this is difficult for me to write.

    Assessing children based on a set of criteria is one of the reasons I left my job in Education and why I thought about home schooling even before I had children.

    Children aren’t robots. They don’t arrive pre-programmed. They don’t all learn the ...

  • Gifts For Kids Who Love Nature

    August 18, 2018

    Choosing the right gifts for kids who love nature is the perfect way to encourage a connection with the outdoors.

    It’s so important that a love of nature is encouraged and nurtured from birth.

    Adults can support their children in their natural environment by providing tools and equipment that encourage them to look more closely and ...