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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.

Home Ed Voices Podcast – (Season 2) Episode 18 – Becca (@Fiddlesticks.kids)

Home Ed Voices Podcast – (Season 2) Episode 18 – Becca (@Fiddlesticks.kids)

This week I’m talking to Becca from @Fiddlesticks.kids. We talk about home educating alongside childminding and running an online business. Becca tells me about thinking about the box when organising her week and we have great boardgame recs for the autumn.

Not back to School? 6 Easy, Low Prep Traditions for your first day back (& 2 things to avoid)

Not back to School? 6 Easy, Low Prep Traditions for your first day back (& 2 things to avoid)

Finishing your summer holidays and starting a new school year is an exciting and optimistic time. Here are some simple ideas to mark the occasion both on the day, and to give you something to look back on in the future. Plus a couple of things to do without.

Rockin’ Home Ed Record Keeping

Rockin’ Home Ed Record Keeping

Whether you’re off of school or just having an off day; whether you’re on holiday or having a season of life where you wish you were, an app could help you sift home ed gold from the day so you can rest secure in the knowledge your time was not lost even if it wasn’t spent to plan.

Home Educations Planners 101 Pt4 – 4 Planner Pages that will make you more Productive and save you Money (if you use them)

Home Educations Planners 101 Pt4 – 4 Planner Pages that will make you more Productive and save you Money (if you use them)

Here are some planner pages from the Home Education Printable Planner that can save you money, and make the most of the things you have. You can download these pages to try yourself, at the bottom of the post.

Home Ed Voices Podcast – (Season 2) Episode 17 – Katie (@Learnwhatyoulive)

Home Ed Voices Podcast – (Season 2) Episode 17 – Katie (@Learnwhatyoulive)

This is episode 17 and this week I’m talking to Katie from @learnWhatYouLive on Instragram. We talk about GCSE and how home edders tackle exams. We talk about moving from our careers outside the home to home education and the vulnerability of not knowing what you might do after, and we have audio book recs galore!

Home Education Planners 101 Part 3: – 22 useful things to put in a Home Ed Bullet Journal

Home Education Planners 101 Part 3: – 22 useful things to put in a Home Ed Bullet Journal

Having used a general bullet journal since 2014, I started using a separate Home Ed bullet journal 6 months ago. Here I give you 22 ideas for useful things to have in your home ed bullet journal, as well as ways to use it every day.