Well, do I have a treat in store for you guys today or what?! I have been blessed to make friends with a fantastic lady called Rose who just happens to be no other than a vegan nutritionist! I am so super excited to share this blog post today as Rose has agreed to answers all mine and your questions on how to successfully transition your children to a plant-based diet. She is an absolute legend for agreeing to take the time to answer all of these questions so thoroughly for you. However, before we head into the Q and A I wanted to tell you a bit about our experience of turning the kids vegan and then I will properly introduce you to the star of this piece. I am so often asked about how we successfully transitioned our children to a plant-based diet. There is no denying that when trying to encourage your children to eat in a completely new way that you will need a lot of patience and understanding. It takes times to break old habits and it is that much harder for children to appreciate the health benefits that these new foods bring. Always be […]
Wow! Have we had a colourful month or what?! It has been so much fun. We have had the chance to get away a lot this month and with it has brought a diverse and plentiful set of opportunities for education. There is nothing more freeing than staying in a new environment and having only a pen and paper for resources. It forces you to rely on the world around you to inspire, create and learn from. So without further ado, I bring you the answers to this month’s questions. What did the kids learn that I didn’t teach them? Well, there is so much to choose from this month. As I previously mentioned we had the chance to go away this month. We got the chance to stay in a tiny house with relatives and simply living in that environment taught us all so much. We had to practice compromise, respect, sharing and kindness. The kids learnt how to be quiet when someone was sleeping or working, they learnt to share what small amount of things they had and adapted to the new sounds of the nighttime world around them. Aside from all of these compassionate moments they learnt […]
Hello lovely people! I have a quick post for you today. We have decided to do the occasional video on our new YouTube channel to help you get an idea of who we are. Today we are talking about why we turned vegan. Are you a vegan? If so then we would love to hear about your journey. If you’re not vegan and just having a little think about making some healthy changes then why not give it a try for a few weeks and see how you go? We are happy to help you get started. I promise you won’t regret it! Help us out! If you have any questions or comments, leave them down below, or shoot us an e-mail! And, as always, if you’re thinking about buying some of the items mentioned in our blog, use our Amazon links throughout this article or down below; it helps us create content that you like to read or that helps you out, and it costs you nothing — win/win! We appreciate the support.
This has been my favourite month of the unschooling year so far. I think that’s partly down to the increase in weather temperature, allowing us to get out and about a bit more but also because we have made many new friends this month. Its just been the kind of month that clicks. (Plus we went to the beach which makes everything better right?) So without further ado, onto our monthly questions… What did the kids learn that I didn’t teach them? Pops learnt how to do a helicopter street dance move. Very impressive it is too! Fin taught himself how to write Tesco. I couldn’t believe it when he walked in with a Tesco shopping list that he had written out himself! Spelt perfectly too Fin, well done! What did the kids teach me that I didn’t already know? Pops taught me that crocodiles grow teeth up to 50 times and Fin taught me that hot water is heavier than cold water. Apparently, its because heat holds more energy. This fact blew me away. The kids had been reading the Usborne lift the flap General Knowledge book together and taught me many things that I didn’t already know. What […]
This has been a great month of learning. We have thrown ourselves into the world of science and got some fantastic hands-on learning in. Let me tell you all about our adventures. What did the kids learn that I didn’t teach them? Pops learnt how parachutes work. She also practised symmetry while making Hama bead butterflies. Fin learnt how flour is ground in a mill. He also taught himself to draw cups of tea with steam coming out! What did the kids teach me that I didn’t already know? Pops taught me how to make slime. Fin taught me that there is a ring of asteroids before Jupiter! What would you have missed most if they went to school? Their Birthdays. They both would have been expected to attend school as their birthdays fell on weekdays. Instead, we went swimming, watched a space show, went to a museum and had a party! What was the most exciting bit of learning this month? Hands down the best part of learning this month was our visit to the Bristol science museum – We Are The Curious. There was endless learning experiences and hands-on experiments to enjoy. It was perfect for all ages […]
Hello, again guys! I hope you’ve all had a fabulous February. We’ve certainly had a busy one. To follow on from last month, Pops designed herself a dress and with a little help from mummy, we sewed it together. Pops did the buttons herself! Fin has been true to his word and continued his epic space learning. This is the book he has been reading daily and there is no sign of this passion letting up. This month has been full of ups and downs (I’ve been ill, always a challenge when you home educate) but it has meant that we’ve had the chance to spend lots of lovely quiet time together. So on to this month’s questions… What did the kids learn that I didn’t teach them? Fin learnt how an umbrella is made by watching his favourite programme ‘Do You Know?’ – CBeebies Pops learnt how to make a test tube sink by removing all of the air from it. (Lesson in the bath about sinking and floating.) What did the kids teach me that I didn’t already know? Fin taught me that bouncy castle pictures are hand painted. (Who knew?) Pops taught me all of the colours […]