You’re probably wondering why I’m giving you 10 reasons not to have a child. I have two. That’s exactly why I’m qualified to tell you 10 reasons NOT to have a child! Your bank account will thank you Child-free holidays Life is a series of never-ending questions They need constant entertaining You can be the cool aunt/uncle You need to feed them, everyday They’re not … Continue reading 10 Reasons Not To Have A Child
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
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)
I don’t know about you, but my brain has turned to mush over lockdown. With Covid19 not looking to go anywhere and any international travel plans having to be postponed, I’m looking at a staycation and simple activities to keep the children busy. These 5 summer learning activities do just that and as each focuses on a different area of learning, you don’t need to … Continue reading 5 Summer Learning Activities for Children
I wrote a book! I can’t stop saying that. It might only be a short ebook aimed at parents to read to their children BUT I wrote it. Little Londoners started as a way to show people there’s more to life in London than concrete and commuters. In the last 2 years we have been evolving into something else, expedited by our move to Marrakech. … Continue reading I wrote a book!
Parenting a sensitive child is no easy feat, trust me. I have one… it can be frustrating, so here are 7 strategies for parenting a sensitive child. Continue reading 7 Strategies for Parenting a Sensitive Child
Respectability politics can negatively impact the parenting experience for Parents of African Descent or for Parents with Children of African Descent. Continue reading Respectability Politics aka The Lies We Tell Ourselves
I made a mistake, thinking that I was doing everything I could to educate my children about our black heritage, and about black lives. Continue reading 3 ways to promote positive self-image in boys of African descent
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.