Review: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (and Dippy the Dinosaur)

Knowing that Dippy the Dinosaur (the diplodocus skeleton normally resident in London's Natural History Museum) is on tour around the UK (currently at Birmingham), how much my children love dinosaurs and how easy Birmingham is by train I decided that this was a must this summer... so a day trip was planned with my little … Continue reading Review: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (and Dippy the Dinosaur)

What do you mean you don’t do formal learning?

I don't understand why, as adults, it is so hard for people to get their heads around us not sitting down to scheduled formal learning.¬†Our children are not at school for a reason. Well, many actually. But the pressure of expectations is definitely one of them. Formal learning scenarios imply an expectation. An expectation where … Continue reading What do you mean you don’t do formal learning?