Here you go, another ‘It’s My Life’ story from my weekly column in the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. My rather personal take on homework. The other day, in a moment of madness, I sat down to help my daughter with her ‘homework.’ This wasn’t what you’d imagine as she is not a pupil of any school, … More There I am in the paper #74
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Do you know what the best part of mid term is? No, definitely not Halloween. It’s NO HOMEWORK! What bliss. It is now after 3pm and I am not doing homework. When I myself went to school, I will admit I was not really a fan of…
Today is International Happiness Day. Are you feeling it? No, I’m not either. It’s like hearing someone is a comedian, you immediately want them to make you laugh. As a result you are more than likely not going to find them funny. Who decided that March 20th is the day the world is to be … More I don’t care if you’re miserable, today is International Happiness Day.
Do you know what the best part of mid term is? No, definitely not Halloween. It’s NO HOMEWORK! What bliss. It is now after 3pm and I am not doing homework. When I myself went to school, I will admit I was not really a fan of it, and was known on many occasions to … More Homework and the joys of “new” maths.
Today is my youngest little ladys birthday. She is eleven, and on a wave of excitement that is funny to watch. The down side is she has school, and today despite it being her birthday, she will get homework! Maybe I am getting old, but I am lost when it comes to modern education. Rote … More Is Education Child Friendly?
Are you dyslexic? Do you worry your child might be? This is what writing with Dyslexia really looks like. I’m not one who normally shows my cute kids drawings etc on my blog. However I love this and I think it perfectly shows, what dyslexia really looks like. Its my daughters comment on homework, and … More What Dyslexia Looks Like!