Birthday Party Ideas for Under 5’s

We love Birthday Parties in our family! The boys have had birthday parties for their 1st, 3rd & 5th birthdays. We will be taking a break with a focus on birthday experiences until W’s 10th birthday (which is just over 3 years away)! So this week is our last big ‘birthday week’ for a while….


NOvember: Month of NO

It’s NOvember aka B’s birthday month. Here are 3 things we are saying NO to this month. NO to screens While I use my phone and laptop for work & blogging/social media, we have a 30min per week limit on screens. Longer if it’s a documentary or film. This month we are aiming for zero…

Black History Month: Week 5 – The Future

Black History Month for us, is not just about celebrating and learning about Black History. It is also about how the lessons learned from Black History can help shape the future of the black community. Here are my top three for the week: Then, Now, Next The Black Lives Matter Global Network is a chapter-based,…

Black History Month: Weeks 3 & 4 – Africa & PoADs

When somebody tells you they spent their holidays in Europe, you usually ask them which country. If somebody tells you they spent their holidays in Africa, it usually ends there. Our focus for Weeks 3 & 4 was on Africa, the continent as well as our family’s personal history as People of African Descent (PoADs)….

Black History Month: Week 1 Activities

Struggling with ideas for black history month? Here are some fun activities you can do with 4-7 year olds while also learning about prominent figures in black history.

Education 2019/20

It’s that time of year again. School education 2019/20 started back in August and September for most children. We took a trip instead. Most children have already become accustomed to the routine of the school day. Nothing about our days are routine. Why? We are worldschoolers. Worldschooling can look different for everybody. Although we have…

Is Rome Racist?

I honestly don’t know how to answer this question, but during our recent trip, the signs were there. A lot of my friends have visited Italy and had a great time, a few of my friends are Italian and I have been welcomed into their homes like a long lost family member at mealtimes. I…

Naples with kids

Italy had been on my wish list for years, so when I had the opportunity to spend a week in the country of my dreams on a limited budget (£500 total, excluding food) I couldn’t wait! This blog covers our general costs and itinerary. Flights and accommodation took a large proportion of our budget, I…