Tag Archives: home educating mom

Enjoying Learning

I will never deny that I have moments when I wonder if we are doing enough learning activities.  Am I providing enough learning opportunities but still providing the kids with free time to explore and play on their own ?  … Continue reading

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Our hidden cost of Home Education

People often ask  – what does it cost to home educate ? And they normally get the frustrating answer that it can cost as little as you want or as much as you want.  It all depends on what resources … Continue reading

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Planning Again

I say I am planning but really I think my form of planning and what most people think I do is vastly different.  I never do detailed plans – we need to do pages x on this day – because … Continue reading

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Baking and Icing

I love my home-ed mom chats, they often spur me on to do something that I may have been neglecting.  On Friday I was chatting to a home-ed mom friend and we were talking about the importance of having our … Continue reading

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One Year of Costco UK Shopping

Last year I went on a cost reduction drive.  Why ?  Well the main reason – home education.  Our decision to follow this route has meant I can not earn the second income that we had always thought I would … Continue reading

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Good-enough Home-educator

One of the phrases I have been thinking about a lot lately is – “Everyone can home-educate but not everyone should” – meaning it is perfectly legal in the UK to home educate and you don’t need to do a … Continue reading

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Autumn Sand Art Leaves

One of the side-effects of being a home-educating mom is I tend to hoard anything that I think we might use in crafts or some kind of learning activity (old boxes, glass jars, left over stickers from half-finished mosaics, toilet … Continue reading

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