An Early Start (In More Ways Than One!) #30DaysWild 

We woke up super early last Sunday morning and watched the sunrise out of an upstairs window. It was really relaxing and a lovely feel – good way to start the day! Here is a speeded up video clip of it. (Note to self: window cleaner needed 😉 Ignore the dirty marks!)  We then went … Read more

#Blogtober 2016 – Day 6: Favourite Present Ever

I struggled with this theme at first (again, why am I finding this challenge so hard?!) but then I realised I was actually just thinking about it the wrong way and that’s why I was drawing a blank! I’m not really into getting gifts, weird I know! Don’t get me wrong, I have had some … Read more

Days Out: A Trip to the Seaside (Southend On Sea, Essex) 

Southend On Sea in Essex is a popular seaside choice for many. It boasts stretches of both pebble and sand beaches, play water fountains, play areas on the sand, plus a brand new lagoon for paddling and swimming.  For those looking for a little more action, there is a Sealife Centre on the seafront, an … Read more

Three Shells Lagoon, Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Three Shells Lagoon at Southend-on-Sea in Essex is a newly built man made lagoon that opened this summer. The lagoon is the size of a football pitch and is 1.1 metres at its deepest points.  Despite visiting in the last week of September, it was still warm enough to wriggle into our swimsuits and go … Read more

Paddling Pools and Splash Parks Herts (Hertfordshire and surrounding area)

Squiggle loves splashing around in splash parks and paddling pools each summer. Therefore I always try to find out the last opening information for paddling pools and splash parks in Herts and surrounding areas. I will try to remember to update this each spring if I can! So if you live in or around Hertfordshire, … Read more

Allhallows Haven Holiday Park, Kent

We spent a couple of days at Allhallows Haven holiday park in Kent. Our favourite things about this Allhallows Haven site were the direct access to the beach, helpful staff, lovely play area and nice pool. I do think the layout could be improved- for a child with sensory processing difficulties it was very overstimulating … Read more

A Typical Week in Home Education?

In reality there is no such thing as a ‘typical’ home education week for us; we are interest-led and we tend to go with the flow as we feel this suits our needs. The freedom to do this is one of the many reasons we love home educating. However, this post aims to give a … Read more