I still get a fair few contacts via social media about home education, so I thought it was probably time for a bit of an update on where we are, how we're doing and what it looks like these days. Also, I was inspired by Adele over at Beautiful Tribe who wrote a beautiful post about resetting … [Read more...] about Home education, how's it looking these days?
Was to keep track of our home ed days and chat over the garden fence (virtually speaking) with other home educators. Most of those people have moved on, in that their children are more of an age with my teens and I've let the home ed aspect lapse. Today one of those teens used the archive to work … [Read more...] about The purpose of this blog
First Tuesday of the month meeting, for the first time in a while (it doesn't run in school holidays, and got caught out in September by inset days). Small declined on the grounds that none of his specific friends were going today, so I was able to offer a lift to one of Smallest's friends, which … [Read more...] about Skating, friends and a doodlesome evening
People often ask how home educated children learn to read, and the answer is in as many different ways as there are children learning. Let me tell you about Tigerboy this week to demonstrate why I think that. Tigerboy lives in a house (over) filled with books. He has free access to a wide … [Read more...] about Binge learning.
Parenting, or indeed life, is full of blink and you'll miss it moments. Once upon a time, that was what happened, if you weren't there, you weren't looking, you lost your chance. Then came cameras, Polaroids, digital cameras, and now most of us have that powerful camera in our pocket in the form of … [Read more...] about What's your X Moment?