Tag Archives: Home education

The boys in action.

It’s been almost a full year since I wrote my last blog. And things have changed. After almost 3 years of unschooling (if you don’t count the occasional wobble where I agree with the boys to ‘do Maths’ for a … Continue reading

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What is it all about?

Now that we are approaching the end of our second year of home education I thought it was appropriate to document our progress so far. I haven’t done this in previous posts, mainly because we don’t test and/or monitor the … Continue reading

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The smiles are back!

As many might know I am not known for diplomacy or even thinking before I speak, but I am open and honest. Or at least I thought I was. When we started home educating I didn’t know anyone who was … Continue reading

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Trusting your child

Why do kids have to learn to behave like an (boring) complying adult? Do you think it will take them years and years to figure out that sometimes they might simply have no choice but to pay attention? Do you … Continue reading

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School(work) vs Play

Can work be play? What’s wrong with enjoying every part of your life? Is it possible? When I was going to primary school I didn’t particularly enjoy it. But you weren’t supposed to enjoy it anyway. It was just something … Continue reading

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Babies don’t get bored

Two days ago I watched a programme on tv, where they were discussing how happy a lot of parents are that the summer holidays are (almost) over and that the kids are finally going back to school. They were talking … Continue reading

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