Category Archives: School House

Homeschool, Education and Learning

Home Therapy

Recently having tea with a friend our conversation automatically turned to our children. On this specific day were where talking about how individually each child develops and how as a society we have begun to mark and check off their … Continue reading

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Madgwick Life May – June 2015

I can’t believe how the year is running past and that our little Riley is now 5 months old! She is such a delight to us all. She just smiles and smiles – sometimes so much that she starts to … Continue reading

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School Alive

So it was said all those 10 years ago that if you homeschool using living books, read about heroes and give then freedom to play that you will see what they learn filtration info their lives.  Well I will say … Continue reading

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Being Mom – at Home

1am this morning was not what I expected 1am to look like. It began with Amber-Mai crying and before long she began throwing up – again, and again and again – every 15 min or half hour for the rest … Continue reading

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Let’s Vote

Today was a special day here in South Africa – it was time to once again vote for the people we see fit to lead our nation. 20 years ago we stood before a land mark decision for South Africa … Continue reading

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Cedar Wood

At the beginning of 2013 God led us to begin a homeschool facilitation centre. This has been a most awesome privilege and adventure to embark upon! We started out with my 4 and just 2 others last year and are … Continue reading

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Embracing Story Writing

As a writer and literacy lover I can’t help believing it’s fundamental for my children to be able to express themselves excellently though the written word. For the last 6 years we have used Sonlight as our homeschool curriculum and … Continue reading

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What to Be or Not to Be

Recently I sat at the hairdresser chatting to the 20 odd year old owner of the salon. Our conversation led to education – hmm, surprise, surprise 😉 – she was soon telling me how she hated every day of school … Continue reading

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A Walk By Faith

The last few months have been a time of deep,inward reflection. A time of re-evaluating our dreams, desires, wants and life path. Some History: Having taught in remedial classes until our son was born 10 yrs ago I was not … Continue reading

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The Soul of Education

Extra curricular activities are always an interesting topic to discuss. As what exactly are they, how do they fit into our lives and days and why exactly are we doing them? Thoughts such as these often come spinning around my … Continue reading

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