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You are Smart Enough to Home Educate

You are Smart Enough to Home Educate

There are definite barriers to home education, (needing to work outside the home to pay the bills, especially for single parent families, co-parenting with someone who refuses to support home education etc) but a lack of qualifications is not one of them.

Books we are loving – October 2019

Books we are loving – October 2019

Books we are loving – October 2019
The Door in the Wall, Knights and Bikes, Usborne book of the Moon, and Best Friends.

The Victorian Era – A Six Week Study Guide

The Victorian Era – A Six Week Study Guide

If you’re about to study the Victorian Era, there are some great resources and ideas to choose from in this study guide.

Home Ed Voices Podcast – (Season 2) Episode 20 – Ashleigh (@Wild.Wood.Childhood)

Home Ed Voices Podcast – (Season 2) Episode 20 – Ashleigh (@Wild.Wood.Childhood)

This is episode 20 and this week I’m talking to Ashleigh from @wild.wood.childhood. We talk about home educating alongside a sibling in school, home edding foundation and year 1 on a very small budget, and the fear of missing out, and how it can mess with your confidence and cost you money.

Interesting Stuff – The September 2019 Roundup

Interesting Stuff – The September 2019 Roundup

Beatrix Potter, coping skills, low mood, home-made games for kids, and Beyoncé hours.

Embracing Autumn (for reluctant transitioners)

Embracing Autumn (for reluctant transitioners)

It’s okay if you’re not psyched to be ‘back to school.’ Autumn isn’t for everyone. But here are some ways you can make it better.

Home Ed Voices Podcast – (Season 2) Episode 19 – Sherilyn (@HomeEdHereAndNow)

Home Ed Voices Podcast – (Season 2) Episode 19 – Sherilyn (@HomeEdHereAndNow)

This is episode 19 and this week I’m talking to Sherilyn from @HomeEdHereAndNow. We talk about shifting into a mindset where you don’t feel the need to prove yourself all the time. Sherilyn talks about running a business alongside home education, and we talk hands on maths and building community.

When You Home Educate, what does Freedom Mean?

When You Home Educate, what does Freedom Mean?

What does freedom mean when you have taken on the direct responsibility of your children’s education?

Got Reluctant Writers? Encourage them with a Family Book!

Got Reluctant Writers? Encourage them with a Family Book!

…I had a spare notebook lying around, so I put it in the kitchen and that evening, I told everyone that this book was a Family Book and for everyone to use as they wanted to. There was no pressure to use it, no nagging, no spelling/grammar police, no rules!

Lessons learned from a tech-free week

Lessons learned from a tech-free week

I had to wonder if a scarcity mindset not only brought Screen Time to the forefront of their minds but also detracted from their ability to enjoy and appreciate the time they had.