What if ….

What if  Katy and her family upped sticks to escape and live in a remote Scottish Island? We have come to the conclusion, that actually as a family we are not that keen on other people (present company excluded of course)! So,…

9 failed attempts at communicating with school

A record of attempts to form a channel of communication with my home educated sons potential new secondary school. 1 – October 2016, phoned school to ask if there are any vacancies. Snotty response from secretary that it’s not information they can…

An arty kind of week

One of the most pleasurable parts of home education is the freedom to learn and try out new things. I loved art as a child and so does my son. However, my art lessons at school finished abruptly when it was time…

CGP revision guides, BBC bitesize and revision!

A fairly successful day helping my son revise yesterday. Wow though! How lucky are children today with so many resources to revise from. Gone are the days when we had to go to the library for information or spend hours…

GCSE revision

Today I’m suffering with a streaming cold, but have decided to get my 15 year old son on track with his revision. I do question why at 15/16 years old, children embark on probably the most important phase of their school life!…

Monochorionic Monoamniotic twins – Identical twins – Truly blessed

My twin girls, who are now 5 years old are having one or two issues at school currently, mainly due to teachers appearing to subconsciously be seeing them as one person rather than two. We have a meeting with school…

2017 update! Home education

New Years resolution’s and all that! I’m planning on writing my blog a lot more regularly from now on. I spent some time reading through my previous posts with my son, who is now 12 and loved reminiscing events, situations and…

Domestic Cleaning Business

A domestic cleaner is someone who cleans in someone’s home. Becoming a domestic cleaner is something I almost tried in the past. I cleaned for my Father in Law once a week when he was too ill to clean for himself.…

Babysitting to make extra cash

A babysitter looks after children in the childs own home as opposed to a childminder who works in their own home. Babysitting is an ideal way to make extra cash at a time when you would normally be sat at…

Child minding business

      If you love children and enjoy spending time with them, becoming a registered child minder may be the ideal business choice for you. As a registered child minder you can choose what hours you would like to…

30 home-based business ideas for stay at home mums

This list is certainly not exhaustive and I will probably add to it as time progresses. I will concentrate on each business idea in subsequent posts. If anyone has any other work from home business ideas, I would love to…