Author: Katie Hanrott

Interesting Stuff – October 2020

Interesting Stuff – October 2020

UK home education online event, Halloween novels, contributors for a bundle wanted, and ‘the 6 month mark is always difficult.’

Info About Buying Books this Winter & the Education Committee Call for Evidence regarding Elective Home Education

Info About Buying Books this Winter & the Education Committee Call for Evidence regarding Elective Home Education

Two useful bits of info for home ed parents – getting the books you want this winter, and a call for evidence regarding elective home education from the Government education committee.

Black History Month 2020 – Resources for Home Ed Families

Black History Month 2020 – Resources for Home Ed Families

Black History Month runs throughout October and is a great opportunity both to celebrate Black lives right now, and to find resources and information that you can use all year round.

Books We Are Loving – October 2020

Books We Are Loving – October 2020

Web comics turned to graphic novels, (which makes trying them super easy!) classic award winning American fiction, and the exciting adventures of Sophie Hatter!

Maybe Plan for Halloween Now?

Maybe Plan for Halloween Now?

For those of us who do Halloween, this years festival is probably going to be really weird.
So as parents we probably need to put our heads together and make a plan about what we’re going to do now.
We have some ideas!

Interesting Stuff September 2020

Interesting Stuff September 2020

A fantastic autumnal course from a friend of the podcast, a new homeschool book to sample and pre-order, a pat on the back, and sensible plan for how to prepare for this winter.

Books We Are Loving September 2020

Books We Are Loving September 2020

Polish detective novels, a fantastic Windrush story, a Book of Feelings and a graphic novel series that I really love.

Reminder – Home Ed Kids and the Flu Vaccine (and why it’s more important than ever in 2020)

Reminder – Home Ed Kids and the Flu Vaccine (and why it’s more important than ever in 2020)

Reminder – If you want to have your children vaccinated against the likeliest strains of flu this winter, ring up your GP and book an appointment to get them vaccinated. There are a number of extra pandemic-related reasons why getting a flu vaccine is a really good idea in 2020.
(This is not an invitation to debate.)

Hey Home Educating Parent – Protecting Yourself from Burnout in 2020

Hey Home Educating Parent – Protecting Yourself from Burnout in 2020

I think that as home educators we need to assume that we are going to feel burnout at some point this year, and we need to think about how we’re going to protect ourselves as much as possible.

Interesting Stuff August 2020

Interesting Stuff August 2020

Fantastic UK morning time resources, ideas for elective studies, conversations with graphic novelists and artists, exploring the world of the Wild Robot, and remembering to breathe.