Bucket List: Summer 2020

I love writing lists. We ticked a few things off W’s ‘Starting School Bucket List’ back in 2017! After 3 years of home education, international nursery settings and flexischooling the boys will be attending a bilingual (Arabic/French) school from September! Coupled with nearly four months stuck inside as part of Morocco’s coronavirus lockdown measures. I thought a Summer 2020 bucket list would be a great … Continue reading Bucket List: Summer 2020

Raising Global Citizens: Global Food Security

Raising Global Citizens is no easy feat. The boys are now firmly part of the Third Culture Kids ‘Club’. They speak two languages and are learning a third. They’ve lived in a foreign country for nearly two years. Forming friendships with local and international children. They are open minded. They recognise and respect those from different cultural and religious backgrounds. But, and there’s always a … Continue reading Raising Global Citizens: Global Food Security

20 reasons to home educate your kids (and 5 reasons not to)

You’re probably asking yourself “Are there really 20 reasons to home educate?” and my answer to you is no, there are more! Home Education was on my radar since I was a teen, I was determined to home educate my future children. Unfortunately, life didn’t turn out as I expected. Being a single parent I felt forced to put W into primary school which was … Continue reading 20 reasons to home educate your kids (and 5 reasons not to)

Life after lockdown

As lockdown restrictions ease around the world, I’ve been reflecting on the things I have learned during lockdown. However, I can’t help but wonder what life after lockdown will look like. Earlier this week New Zealand announced success in their strategy to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Last week schools in England ‘reopened’ to nursery, reception Y1 and Y6 pupils, despite government advisors saying and … Continue reading Life after lockdown

Lockdown life: 5 things I learned during lockdown.

6 months has never felt so long! With lockdown and everything else that’s going on in the world I almost forgot I was meant to be taking a reflective break from the blog. We have been in lockdown for nearly 3 months here in Morocco and the government may be considering a third extension! I’m trying to stay optimistic and hope that we will come … Continue reading Lockdown life: 5 things I learned during lockdown.