This is a collaborative post   Summer holidays time is a bit of a tricky time for me, as a home educator. Whilst it’s great to take a break from some of our groups, its also frustrating that usual haunts are much busier than usual (understandably). We tend to avoid…

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I wasn’t too sure how the children would take to the World Cup, whether it would be something they’d show a passing interest in or whether it would capture their hearts and captivate them. Prior to the World Cup commencing, we did a few activities and I wrote a post…

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Last week the five of us headed a couple of hundred miles north for a week away. We had booked a beautiful property a few miles outside of Stirling in a place called Kippan. Whilst we were away we had a range of things we wanted to do, including visiting…

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I am loving the new stage of Daniel’s development where he can spot something and create his own projects; it’s great to see the things that capture his imagination and let him just get on with things. A few weeks ago the new ‘What on Earth?’ books arrived with me;…

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Well, it’s the end of June and with it we are nearing the end of our first academic year of home education. I think I can say I’m definitely feeling more confident about our choices and this month has been a month in which the choices we have made have…

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