Surviving the Madness

Homeschooling, Reviews

My First Bananagrams is a fun way to improve your child’s spelling

Rushdi has got to the age where he wants to try playing board games. We got sent a Monopoly and I thought we’d try it out learning all about money and buying things but, well, that was a shit show. Money flying everywhere, complaining when I had to pay him rent for a property he owned and also Daariya tried to eat everything. So I thought I’d try something a little more on his level: My First Bananagrams. What is My First Banangrams? It’s the kids version of the original  ...

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Our homeschool routine

I am not the kind of person who wakes up and gets things done before my kids wake up. Mostly because they have kept me up all night and I will sleep until the very second I have to get up. So our routine is a very relaxed one because with two little ones, you need to be flexible. Things  ...

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Growing up is a funny thing

Growing up is weird. You don’t see it happening, but then one day you wake up and you’re on the verge of turning 33 which sounded like the oldest thing in the world when you were 19. About a week ago I remembered that I used to have a LiveJournal blog between 2005 and 2009. Back  ...

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New Year, New Room

After 4 years, 3 months and 12 days, The Munchkin is finally, FINALLY, sleeping in his own room.  via GIPHY Some people achieve this amazing feat as young as 6 months, others take a bit longer but I’m glad we did it this way because the transition has been a really easy and natural  ...

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