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.
HOME ED VOICES PODCAST – (SEASON 3) EPISODE 30 Mini Episode: “DON’T OVER PLAN THE FUN STUFF, (AND WHAT TO DO INSTEAD.)”
Over planning things that sound good but you won’t actually do, is a waste of time and makes you feel bad. (Ask me how I know this…) Here’s what I suggest you do instead.
We talk about her new book Extraordinary Parenting, about writing it during lockdown and about how it is a unique source of comfort and support for parents and home educators during this pandemic.
GIVEAWAY! For an chance to win a copy of the book, go to our instagram @homeedvoicespodcast.
Many families are celebrating a variety of festivals over December and trying to add seasonal festivities on top of a full home ed life is likely to result in overwhelm.
Here are some things you can do to keep things calm(er)…
This week is a special mini episode all about going Not Back to School. I talk about making the most of the transitions of the seasons, and rec my favourite autumn books. I also talk about how to gently restart your home education rhythm at the start of a new academic year.