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Wreckage and self-control

Today we had Jess at home as her school was shut for some urgent building work, she was pretty anxious as she struggles a lot with changes to her routine and because her previous school put so much energy into impressing upon her that any day of education missed would be a Very Bad Thing because of government attendance statistics.   472 more words


The unexpected benefits of home education for parents

So we’ve been home educating for a couple of months now, and it’s honestly more than I could have hoped for. I had all these hopes and dreams of what it would be like, and don’t get me wrong, we have days where it all goes out the window, but for the most part we are loving our new journey. 1,236 more words


Learning By Example: Thoughts about "radical unschooling"

I think I finally understand radical unschooling. Radical unschooling expands the concept of child-led learning to all areas of life. Children are trusted to make their own decisions about everything, not just what they learn. 620 more words

Parenting And Kids

De-working: Deschooling for Grown-Ups

In my last post I wrote about how we are starting on this self-sustaining, home-entrepreneurship adventure. Well that has been in full swing officially since the beginning of the month. 1,509 more words

Yoga And Spirituality

We almost have a new kitchen floor!!!! 🎉😎 

The new floor is going down!! So excited, finally I’ll get to mop and sweep properly for the first time in a long time….

Booked in for homebirth! 243 more words

Home Education

Yep. My home educated kid is actually socialising! 

Woooo! Found another unschooling parent in my city, so we took the kids to check out some science and then let them loose on the beach park. 370 more words

Home Education

Deschooling-We really like tennis! 

We went back to tennis this weekend, we’re seriously thinking about getting some lessons on the go. The coach came and said he’s a good candidate for “moulding into the tennis life”. 259 more words

Home Education