Ovary day?

 So Wednesday afternoon around 14.10pm I collapse on the floor in the childrens room with Mojo in my arms, with eldest watching wide eyed. I came round to hear Eldest crying, and myself wailing in pain. Mojo nestled comfortably in my arms, not a bump or scratch in sight – content. Eldest had ran downstairs to get my phone to call someone. She called Beau, I told him to stay in work – bad move. I called Eldests Bio daddy because he was closest and he had to lock up work and was on his way. Meanwhile I called my mother just to keep focused on something, explain that it … [Read more…]

Week 1 Home Schooling

So I knew it wasn’t going to be all rainbows and sunshine… I was wrong, it’s pretty amazing actually. We still get up early, like we are almost programmed to do, and now our day goes something like this… • breakfast• 45 minutes free style writing of numbers and letters any colour you like• Math, Word books for about 2 hours• break time 🙂• afternoons consist of P.E, Art, Cooking or history for 90 minutes.• Finish the day with a free slot, Eldest chooses what she’d like to do. All in all it’s fun, light, but she has already made an improvement with her sequencing and the speed in which … [Read more…]

Home Education.

 I don’t think I have mentioned much about eldests school, or the trouble we have had with it, but we have finally all made the decision it is not the right place for her to be. I don’t feel like she is learning enough, I don’t feel that the teachers or support staff are doing the best they can for the babies they have in the class, and most of all I feel like I can take control of her education and provide a better standard. If you are a teacher and you are reading this, then I’ll clear up I’m not attacking the teaching profession, I’m saying that I … [Read more…]

Chorizo Soup!

It’s not exact and nor is what can happen in the time this takes to cook, the times are flexible to a point. 50g Chirizo (peeled) 2 Red peppers 1 Red Onion Oil Sugar, Salt & Pepper  500g chicken stock Tomato pureé  1 clove of garlic (crushed)  Simple steps to a slightly spicy and lovely soup. Pop peppers in the oven on about 180-200 degrees, for around 20-30 minutes, remove and cool. Once cooled peel the skin off (which can be difficult and sometimes I peel most off and leave some, life’s too short), and chop. Warm oil, chop Chirizo, chop onions, crush garlic.Throw onion and garlic in the oil … [Read more…]