Why Bother With Tradition

Tradition Do you remember in the movie, Fiddler on the Roof, what Tevye says about tradition? He says: ‘How do we keep our balance? That, I can tell you in one word – tradition! Because of our traditions we’ve kept our balance for many many years. … Because of our traditions every one of us knows who he is and … Continue reading

Five Tips to Keep Motivated in Homeschooling

We live in a constant state of ebb and flow, don’t we? Sometimes we are up and eager and bursting with ideas and enthusiasm for homeschooling, and sometimes we are flat, unmotivated and can barely muster the energy to get through the day or speak in a civilised way to our young people. For those ‘down’ moments I have some … Continue reading

Press the Pause Button

  When you are feeling calm, peaceful and in control, you will have a calm, peaceful homeschooling family. Do you ever feel like you would like to press the ‘pause’ button on life? You are enjoying life, there’s lots going on. You are making progress with the children and you appreciate all the different aspects of your life.  But things … Continue reading