#LivingArrows – Here At Homeschool HQ 03/52 (2021)

Welcome to another week here at ‘Homeschool HQ’ – an endless juggling act that leaves both Paul and I completely exhausted by the end of the day, but it’s worth it to keep our little ones happy, healthy, entertained, and educated. Though, I’m slightly concerned that our recycling bins may overflow with bottles at the rate that my stress levels are rising – thankfully the kids are calm, cool, and collected which is the main thing.

Today we’ve been busy counting cubes, investigating past tense, stripping petals from flowers, breaking microscopes, researching bird flu,  investigating forces, carrying out video-conference staff meetings, changing dressings following my medical procedure earlier this week, and being sure to keep on top of the chores whilst ensuring that we are all fed and watered.…

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#LivingArrows – Lockdown Life 02/52 (2021)

I don’t know if it’s just me but heck, this lockdown seems so much harder than the last! Don’t get me wrong, I’m far happier staying safe at home and keeping the kids busy but it’s so dark, dreary, and dismal at this time of year that it makes everything feel so much more of a trudge.

Thankfully the kids have been fabulously flexible and have both been really busy working their little socks off, bless them. We spend morning to late afternoon each weekday occupied with homeschool activities and so often it’s dark by the time we’re done, which frustrates me a little as it leaves little opportunity for time outside.…

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#LivingArrows – Welcome Back To HomeSchool 01/52 (2021)

Happy New Year and welcome to 2021 – it’s a new year and a new start or maybe not… As you will have read/ seen/ heard on the news last night, we are now in a third national lockdown and for the kids, it’s back to homeschool for a second time.

This year things are a little different however as I’m currently coordinating both primary and secondary education for two children, whilst my husband and I are also trying to work on our own roles, all of which is taking place under one roof with a whole heap of tech and, thankfully a decent internet connection!…

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#LivingArrows – The Big Unwrap 52/52 (2020)

So here it is – the final Monday of 2020 and my final #LivingArrows post for the year. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank Donna (from What The Redhead Said) for hosting this wonderful linky that I’ve been part of now for oh… quite a few years. I’ll be sure to continue posting within this series throughout 2021.

Despite this year being one of the most difficult that I’ve ever encountered, we’ve done our best to keep things as merry and as joyful as possible for the kids which judging by the piles of parcels which Santa delivered this Christmas, our efforts were more than apparent!…

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#LivingArrows – Festive Feasting 51/52 (2020)

Having finished school for the Christmas holidays, we enjoyed a celebratory buffet as a ‘bubble family’, and the following day we were spoilt with yet more food as Mum kindly made us all sausage and mash – talk about festive feasting – I really need to watch my waistline!

Although there are still a few days to go until Christmas, we pulled a few crackers and enjoyed some early festive family time together. This year is so far from normal that any joy we can offer the kids, we do so by the bucket full.

Thank you for reading and as always, I look forward to catching up with your #LivingArrows either through your own posts or comments upon this post.…

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