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.
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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.
…I had a spare notebook lying around, so I put it in the kitchen and that evening, I told everyone that this book was a Family Book and for everyone to use as they wanted to. There was no pressure to use it, no nagging, no spelling/grammar police, no rules!
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.
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.
Whether you’re off of school or just having an off day; whether you’re on holiday or having a season of life where you wish you were, an app could help you sift home ed gold from the day so you can rest secure in the knowledge your time was not lost even if it wasn’t spent to plan.
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!
This is episode 16 and this week I’m talking to Lexy from @caribbeanhomeeducator on Instragram. We talk about home educating older children alongside infant twins, how to event plan when home ed freedom can also mean flakiness, the importance of downtime and rest, and support for home ed parents of black and mixed race children.
This is episode number 15 and this week I’m talking to Kelly who is @thewoodsidestories on Instragram. We talk about the journey from school at home to something more unique to your family, and how as the home ed parent you need to give your self grace and time to find out what works, we chat about the importance of finding mentors for your home ed family in the wider community around you, and the value of exploring community spaces when everyone else is in school, and we talk about what life is like home educating in rural, and more isolated areas of the country.