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Guestpost – How to Plan a Unit Study

Guestpost – How to Plan a Unit Study

Friend of the blog, Daksina shows you how she makes unit studies for her family.

Breathing out when ‘everyone else’ is breathing in

Breathing out when ‘everyone else’ is breathing in

It’s Public Service Announcement season here at Home Ed Voices! Here is your annual autumn reminder to look after your mental health!

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.)

Children in the time of Covid19: Pandemic PTSD in children

Children in the time of Covid19: Pandemic PTSD in children

To socialise or not to socialise, that is the question. The answer? It depends on the child’s needs. Let’s be kind to each other as we heal.

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.

Starting to home educate 2020: All-time Favourite Read-Alouds

Starting to home educate 2020: All-time Favourite Read-Alouds

You want your mind to be free to enjoy and observe in these early days. Curricula can wait. Here are our all-time favourite read-alouds.

Starting to home educate 2020: Planning for the year ahead

Starting to home educate 2020: Planning for the year ahead

There is only one universal rule when planning. Finding a system that motivates you to action is the tricky bit, but we’ve got your back.

Starting to home educate 2020: Best books for home educators

Starting to home educate 2020: Best books for home educators

If you’re just starting out on the home ed journey and wondering which of the many books to read first, here are our rec’s for the best books for new home edders.

Starting to home educate 2020: Uneven road ahead

Starting to home educate 2020: Uneven road ahead

The sailing is never smooth in raising and educating children. Expect uneven road ahead. Know that growth is a (painful) beautiful process.