One of the things that people often assume home ed (HE) children miss out on is those sort of ‘community’ spirited events like the annual nativity and sports days. The reality is, of course, that there is no need to miss out on such things. With a bit of effort…

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If you follow my insta stories than you might have spotted that all three of the children have been under the weather at various points since last week. It’s nothing that I can put my finger on, other than general lethargy and tiredness etc. We haven’t really done too much…

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There have been plenty of signs in recent weeks that D has been working on something big, developmentally. It’s hard to not get frustrated with him when his behaviour is difficult or he is prone to outbursts or just seems to be endlessly tired. I have to work hard to…

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I’ll readily admit that I like having a structure to our days and having things to work through. This doesn’t necessarily mean that I have a timetable of things we *have* to do at any given point, more I like having something pre-prepared that I can pick up and just…

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When I was younger my school set up penpals – I ended up with various penpals but there was only one where we exchanged letters for a substantial amount of time. She lived in Alabama and it must have been a good few years of exchanging letters. I still remember…

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