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SarahElisabeth Jones
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5 Ways of Helping Children show Care to Older Family Members
Most families will have some members who are elderly and frail but helping children to show love and respect can need thought. It is easy if Granny can go out and talk to the children but when someone is housebound and challenged cognitively then this can t...

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March Inspiration
This February doesn't seem to have been as grey as some and now we are in March! Photo by Younger Daughter We are always looking for more science activities to do at home. We enjoyed this video and have already done several including the lovely Skittle inve...

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A day in Education at Home
There isn't an average day but I thought that I would write about a fairly ordinary day. Like most days, there were some differences: on more days than not we see other children and not going out because of the weather is a very rare event. Anyway, here goe...

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First half term 2017
We divide our year into half terms, like most UK schools. This means that we never go too long without a break. Today marks the end of the first half term of the year. This has been an odd half term. Grandma came home from hospital near the beginning and th...

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February Inspiration
February is the next month to March! And, there is plenty to read. Growing book by book has a Family Dinner Book club.  It sounds a great idea although currently, I am struggling a bit with having care givers arriving in the middle of our main meal and need...

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Joy in Home Education
This is the last week of the 2017 Virtual Curriculum Fair(VCF). This link, to Homeschooling Hearts and Minds , tells you all about the Virtual Curriculum Fair. Susan, at Homeschooling Hearts and Minds, runs the VCF and has put an enormous amount of work int...

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January Books
Last year, I posted about books that I planned to read for the Reading Challenge  ( #vtReadingChallenge ). So far, that list has only a vague connection with what I have actually read. So far, I have read Beggar of Volubilis. This was actually a read aloud ...

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Absence
Just a note about why I haven't been around much recently. We care for my husband's elderly mother. She spent most of December in hospital, very unwell. Rather to everyone's surprise, she pulled through this and has come home. Being home doesn't really mean...

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History, Living Books and the Imagination
Welcome to Week Four of the Virtual Curriculum Fair 2017. More information about the Virtual Curriculum Fair can be found here. This week's theme is Exploring our World: Social Studies and the Exploratory Sciences. My post is about history. The previous wee...
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