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Mom, you're stimming

This past week has been frustrating, people treating the kids like their needs are irrelevant and not considering our home education to be as important as traditional school. And when I get frustrated I tend to stim more than normal. … Continue reading

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Yes we are still on that topic

There are a few questions that I have come to dread. One of them is “what did you do in school today?” – hmmm. Well my daughter will often answer with “Nothing”. There are two reasons she often says this. … Continue reading

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50m Swim Challenge

Today something amazing happened. Both my kids swan 50 metres non-stop. Wow! Now I realize for some of you that probably sounds normal, not something to get over-excited about. But as a mom of two sensory kids this has been … Continue reading

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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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Taking a week off

This past week has been one of those weeks when we all really needed a break so we took it.  I had a few medical appointments scheduled for the week and I was feeling very apprehensive about them.  So much … Continue reading

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