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A week’s break

I never really like answering the typical “so the schools are on holiday/ break next week are you also on holiday?”  Normally I just say “No we don’t follow school schedules” and leave it as that, because I often don’t … Continue reading

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Sick Day Activities

So what do we do when the kids are sick – I mean we are already at home so does it make a difference? Yes, it does. We do have sick days. Just because we are educating at home does … Continue reading

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The Wonderlab at the Science Museum

We bought a year’s membership to the Wonderlab at London’s Science Museum which means we have been a few times so I thought I should write something about the experience. (Just to clarify this is not an ad I purchased … Continue reading

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Weekends are just as good as Week Days

There seems to be a thought that home education happens during the week (okay this is normally what I hear from non-home educating parents) but it doesn’t. Yes the kids and I do activities during the week, yes we work … Continue reading

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There is no one shoe that fits all

I recently had an interesting chat with one of my home education mom friends. It started because she has been reading a book about home education that was just disheartening. The author had a set idea about how you do … Continue reading

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Summer Holiday Break?

One of the big questions everyone seems to be asking at the moment is do you break for Summer Holidays?  If so when do you start and for how long? I don’t like answering No we don’t or Yes we … Continue reading

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Wild Flowers and a Log Pile

I tend to write lots of posts about the books and resources that we use but one area I probably don’t talk about that much is our garden. It is such a sanctuary for the kids. Last year when we … Continue reading

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