The World in My Living Room and the Beauty of the School in the Cloud…

The world is moving fast technologically. Our kids will quickly out-run us with their abilities on a computer and on keeping up with the web. We have decided to embrace it for all its positive aspects

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Outsider on the Inside

Ok, So my name is Hattie (Hattie-Boo, Hat, Hats, Harriet) I am from the north of England. I am a ‘workaway’ for this awesome family. I lived with them for five weeks in summer and I absolutely

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The Importance of Ignorance

Ignorance is one of those words that has a bad reputation. If someone is called Ignorant it means stupid, or something similar. And it can be used to insult people. It is a primed word and has what we

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Jahli’s Alien Spaceships

  1 spoonful of water A small cup of milk A spoonful of sugar A bit of cocoa powder A pinch of all spice A small spoonful of ice cream Mix it together put it in the freezer wait for 3 hours and you

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What do Pippi Longstocking, Albert Einstein and Will.i.am have in common?

I asked my daughter Amari the question about Pippi Longstocking and Will.I.Am and she said  ‘Erm, a sense of humour?’ I would say they are both hugely creative and are kinaesthetic and

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My Maths Shame

This picture is of my son’s ‘Maths leg’. I don’t remember the exactly when somebody said I was terrible at maths at school. But there was moment. I most likely suffered from a form

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What on Earth is ‘Strewing?’

  It does not mean making a stew. Here are a few examples of strewing. 1.  Anthony bought ‘The Big Book for Loo’ a book about interesting facts. It is by the toilet in the bathroom. In effect

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What is Unschooling Anyway?

This is what I, Lehla mean by Unschooling. I do find it tricky having a label slapped on anything. So for the purpose of basic communication we are ‘unschooling’. But what does that actually mean?

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Putting my family up onto a site like this? Bit Weird..

In this age of self-exposes where almost everything you can think of is online I am finding it quite odd to be starting this journey collectively with my wife and kids.  It has been a long time brewing

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Lehla’s First Unschooling Post.

Here we are we have been talking about writing a blog for a long time. I have tried to take our son’s portrait, he told me how to do it, I had to try and make him look like as if he is standing on a

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