I love Christmas it is my favourite time of year. I love the magic and the spiritual side and hope to pass this joy onto all of my children. The one and only thing I dislike is how commercialised it has all become. The stress and strain so many parents feel is ludicrous. The constant … Continue reading CHRISTMAS TIME…
I was having a chat with a home ed couple we are friends with the other evening, we were discussing how expensive home educating has to be… It has been a subject that I have seen discussed (and of course discussed myself) a lot recently on Facebook pages and forums etc. Mostly by parents contemplating … Continue reading HOME ED… IS IT FINANCIALLY VIABLE?
When I first started thinking about home education I did loads of research. I was pleasantly surprised to find that the Local Authority don’t have any legal say over what you do. I was also pleased that it wasn’t a requirement to follow any curriculum. It was a joy to discover unschooling and realise that … Continue reading FITTING IN?
Type deschooling into a search engine… Wikipedia: In a practical context, it refers to the mental process a person goes through after being removed from a formal school environment, when the “school mindset” is eroded over time. Deschooling may refer to the time period it takes for children removed from school to adjust to learning … Continue reading DESCHOOLING ADULTS