Y(O)UR WORLD: Poem Explaining To Children About Why We Homeschool

My daughter’s best friend is a local school girl. That school girl took me by surprise recently and asked why I chose not to send our children to school. I did not know how to explain. On the back of that conversation, I wrote this poem trying to consider the key reasons we unschool. ItContinue reading “Y(O)UR WORLD: Poem Explaining To Children About Why We Homeschool”

First Homeschooling Worry Resolved: Reminder to Trust In My Child

When you go down the opposite path to the majority of our society, it can be hard to trust that your child will learn what they need for a successful life. My daughter learning to write is our first personal reminder to trust my child on her learning journey. My first worry was not aboutContinue reading “First Homeschooling Worry Resolved: Reminder to Trust In My Child”

Sanity Saving Creative Children’s Activities

There’s nothing worse with 3 toddlers than worrying about how to give them creative opportunities to help them develop and enjoy the wonders of arts and crafts. Everything you’ve tried ends up frustrating you, as it can involve significant cleaning up, or damage to walls, floors or furniture. You may feel there is nothing youContinue reading “Sanity Saving Creative Children’s Activities”

Homeschooling Growth Ideas from Just One Interest

I watched several unschooling-themed sessions thanks to Freedom To Learn. They had some inspirational themes to them. One session focused on how to take your child’s interests and teach a vast variety of topics from that. Some of these subjects may be traditional school subject based e..g. Maths or Science. Others are aspects of personalContinue reading “Homeschooling Growth Ideas from Just One Interest”

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