Tag Archives: homeschool

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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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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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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Lego Club

This last term our boys attended Lego Club! Awesome is all I can say! One thing we have learned from Lego club is that Lego is not just for boys and they do not just build cars and houses!They have … Continue reading

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Science Club

Earlier this year we realised we were slacking in our science lessons – and as Dad is a scientist it made sense to start a science club. So every Tuesday afternoon we have a group of about 10 join us … Continue reading

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Best Fish Lesson Ever

For the last few weeks we have been reading all about the ocean and fish in our Sonlight  PreK and Core A programs. The children have sat pouring over the pictures and even my – almost 10 year old – … Continue reading

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Our Turkish Trip

This year our homeschool journey has found us learning about the Jewish feasts and studying the Geography of the Holy Land. We have used Ann Voskamp’s book A Child’s Geography – Explore the Holy Land, and it has been an amazing … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Rocks

Whenever anyone questions me on our decision to homeschool I find myself trapped between a rock and a hard place. I believe it is right for our family and could spend hours discussing the benefits homeschooling has poured into our … Continue reading

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Counting Counters

It’s amazing how easy it is to include numeracy development into your daily life but it is also fun to sometimes do an activity – focusing on one specific concept. Here’s an easy to do and fun way to develop … Continue reading

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