Author: Katie Hanrott

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.

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.

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?

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.

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!