Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Walk In The Woods


Friday of the Easter weekend was another lovely day!  We all went to Beacon Fell, a lovely park with trails through the woods and a great lookout point!  We went with our friend and her little girl and it was an amazing day, followed by a lovely meal at our friend’s house!  Who could ask for more?

I love taking the girls for nature walks because there is no pressure for them to ‘behave’ themselves, they can touch anything they want (except nettles ha!) and can explore to their heart’s content!  I love the outdoors!  Being so far from Canada and their outdoor lifestyle, I try to bring this aspect of my culture into my girls’ lives. Britain has so much to offer and when we have the weather for it, I try to spend as much time outside as possible!   Read the rest of this entry

My New Curriculum


I’ve not written in a while because the weather has been beautiful and we’ve been outside a lot.  Lady P and baby S have enjoyed themselves!

As you probably know from my other posts, lady P is a highly active child and I’ve been trying to find things that sustain her interest. I know she’s only 3 but I wanted to find something that works for her.

She loves hands on activities, dressing up, running and numbers. But what I never suspected was her love for workbooks! I never thought she’d sit long enough to do them but I bought a Gold Star maths workbook along with a few others and we started them yesterday. She absolutely could not get enough of them! Today she sat for an hour, happily doing her ‘learning books’, as she calls them. Read the rest of this entry