So…we have been home educating for almost three weeks now! It is something I never, ever thought I would do, not even in my wildest dreams (or nightmares)! 597 more words
When I was a school kid, I was one of those conscientious ones who put school work first and everything else second.
Now that I have left the campus for years, I have a constant feeling of missing out one of the most important thing in my life — learning. 257 more words
The lowest form of identity
A belief that the name of a continent of birth defaults you to to practise prejudice against someone who’s own default steers them in the same but perhaps opposing manner as you, as if to say the purpose of humankind is to wipe each other out, of course in the name of grand old patriotism. 245 more words
Yesterday X was in no fit state for Nursery after a really bad night. Today, she got herself so upset, begging and pleading with me not to take her and that she’ll “go back after Christmas.” My initial thought was to bundle her in to the car… “She’s fine once she’s there,” but I caught myself…I advocate for giving children voices that are heard and most importantly listened to. 320 more words