When things get busy

Term 2 was a new form of insanity. Although I had the intention of cutting back a bit, in reality 8 extra curricular activities every week had us running all over the city. When things get busy it is time to knuckle down and focus. School work during the day and after school activities 5... Continue Reading →

Term 2

We have switched some things around this term.  Our schedule was a little full on last term and some weeks we struggled to get our academic work done.  The balance was a bit off. This term we have taken a break from our beloved home school co op after 15 months.  Sunday is our big... Continue Reading →

Jumping In Feet First

Welcome to Saturday Morning Reflections.  Welcome to Term 2 for all of you Aussies out there! I know it has been a few weeks since my last post, our Easter break has been a little crazy.  Yet here we are jumping into Term 2 feet first!  Perhaps jumping is a little exaggeration but we are... Continue Reading →

Road schooling

Otherwise known as homeschooling on a road trip. Tomorrow we embark on a road trip of approximately 4000km that will take us somewhere between 10 and 14 days. Technically school holidays start this weekend so we don't really have to do any school work for the next 2 weeks.  But who wants to be normal?... Continue Reading →

The Newell Highway Melbourne to Brisbane

Tomorrow we are off on a grand adventure to visit friend and family in Brisbane for our Easter break.  I have decided that our best route will be via the Newell Highway.  This route runs from Melbourne, north through central Victoria, central New South Wales and into central southern Queensland where it heads east to... Continue Reading →

Why do you take your children overseas? 

In the early years of our relationship, when our older children were young, Jason and I wanted to travel.  In those first 7 years we managed to save and do 3 overseas trips.  My mother would generously look after the children and we managed a trip to Vanuatu in 2003, Around the World in 2004/2005... Continue Reading →

Cyclone Watch

Featured Image from ABC.com.au Here in Australia 🇦🇺 all of our morning news programs are exhaustively covering Cyclone (hurricane) Debbie which is due to hit the coastline of Queensland in a couple of hours. This cyclone is a huge slow moving system and while it is at this point only a category 4 it has the... Continue Reading →

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