Tag: home ed parent

One Small Thing – Talk to Your Friends

One Small Thing – Talk to Your Friends

Some how I could hold these parallel beliefs in my heart – the pandemic is not going anywhere soon. It’s not going to be over tomorrow. It might not be over for a year. And I will just catch up with my friends when it’s over and that is easier to do. They both felt true.

And it made me so miserable.

One small thing: Gaming for stress relief

One small thing: Gaming for stress relief

We are still solving problems and overcoming obstacles and struggling through and sometimes it doesn’t feel like we’re ever going to win…so pick up a video game and give yourself a quick win.

One Small Thing – Daily Anchors to Hang Your Week On

One Small Thing – Daily Anchors to Hang Your Week On

If the thought of a full routine makes you want to hide under the duvet, then maybe just hang something small on to each day, so you and your children know where you are in the week. And why parenting through this pandemic looks like nothing from the outside, but is anything but.

Modelling self-directed study

Modelling self-directed study

Your interests matter. Make time for them. Model self-study and the cycle of learning for your children if you wish to see them take more ownership of their own learning.