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Yes we watch Documentaries

Yes we do use documentaries as a form of learning.  And please before I go further it is ONE of many forms of learning.  If you read the blog you will know we LOVE our books and I think have … Continue reading

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Going Against the Trend

We recently had a birthday and over the course of the birthday week I have had a number of insightful conversations with the birthday girl. All of which have yet once again reinforced why I am so happy that we … Continue reading

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What about Social Skills ?

One of the questions home educators often get asked is what about social skills? Surely keeping your child out of a class fill of kids their own age will mean they lack social skills? My answer ……………….. Today after my … Continue reading

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A Week

I often get asked what a week of home education looks like for us and it is really hard to  say because the weeks are often so different.  However I can understand that someone who is thinking about home education … Continue reading

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Tough Days

I actually stopped and rewrote this post a few times for the simple reason that whenever I admit I have had a tough few days I normally get the response – “So just stick them in school ” – which … Continue reading

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Side-steps are Good

I often worry are we doing enough ?  Are the kids making enough progress / improvement?  Sometimes it feels like instead of 3 steps forward 1 step back it is 5 steps in a totally random different direction that has … Continue reading

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New Aprons

I have mentioned before that I have a few Home Education Essentials that are not really traditional learning items – ie not books and stationary.  For us home education is a whole family adventure.  Home education is not something that … Continue reading

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