Welcome to Under An English Sky

Whether you have just jumped into the wonderful world of homeschooling your young ones or have been on this journey for a little while. If your heart is at home and you desire to live a frugal, simple and down-to-earth life. If it is your ambition to lead a quiet life, minding your own business and doing your own work so you will not need to depend on others for enough money to pay your bills (1 Thessalonians 4:11-12), then you are in the right place.

I’m a veteran homeschooling mum living in the UK. I have graduated two children using the American SAT route rather than the UK A-level route and both are now in UK universities. We had a Charlotte Mason inspired homeschool all the way through – yes, you can keep learning this way all through high school and still get into British universities! I’ll share how.

I run a small indy yarn dying business and sell my yarn on Etsy. Bringing in an income from home whilst raising your children and keeping your home is many a mum’s dream. It’s not impossible but it can be tricky to know where to start. There’s no doubt that it is a learning curve and a bit of a discovery process. I’d love to share what I’ve learned whilst establishing my own home business. Let’s face it…who wouldn’t want to work from home where your time is your own and you are in command of your own earning potential all whilst spending time raising and educating your little ones.

If like me your heart is at home then please do join the tribe, learning together how to be the wives, mothers, educators, and industrious Proverbs 31 women God desires us to be.


Latest Blog Posts

Under An English Sky Yarns
Do you know, I have found this transition from homeschooling to trying to figure out what my new purpose so difficult. I am pretty sure that it is a problem that most mums who have wrapped up their homeschooling have to navigate. As you know I started a degree last year and really enjoyed learning about the law....
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Autumn Bliss
Hello my lovelies! It's been a little while but there has been so much going on in my neck of the woods! I have much to share about various things but for today it's all about touches of autumn around my home. I love this season so much and enjoy reflecting the beauty and coziness of the season...
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Garden Tales
Its taken months of procrastinating and hard work over the weekends, but we have finally done it. We have turned an over-grown weedy patch outside our bedroom window into the beginnings of a garden. Its been a project in the pipelines since spring in fact, that is precisely when we bought the grass seed that we planned on sowing....
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September Catchup
This weekend is the official start of autumn...Yay! I've been planning my autumn decorating and will be enjoying a pleasant few hours decorating for the season. My front door entrance is looking rather faded and washed out so it's the perfect time for a refresh. The girls and I have been gathering autumn decor supplies from the fields...
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Happy Days!
Hello my friends. This week has been such a happy week for me for a few reasons. First...this time last year we were packing up our home in Devon and moving back north! I can't believe that we have been back here for a whole year. The moment we left Devon I felt a lightness, that horrible claustrophobic...
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At Home in the Country
Aaah, country living - I truly love it. The only downside to living on a farm is the flies! Oh-my-gosh...they are horrendous in summer. I haven't had to live with fly problems since South Africa. But this summer, especially on hot days like we have had over the weekend, they are everywhere. They poop everywhere...little black dots all...
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