In the world of home education, one burning question is often asked in forums and discussions: How much time should you spend teaching your children each day? It’s a query that resonates with those considering home education or homeschooling and those newly embarking on thier own journey. The Time Dilemma: The concept of time spent […]
Today me and the kids did a little Christmas crafting from one of our latest Temu hauls as part of our learning today….. One question I get asked quite a lot as a home educating Mum is what do I find to do all day with the kids. It never ceases to amaze me that […]
Today, I’m delving into, probably, one of the most controversial topics that still surrounds Home Education.
So let’s address the big, pink elephant in the room: socialization. It’s a concern that many share. How will home educated children learn to interact with others in the world if they are not exposed to a school environment?
Whilst home education is extremely rewarding, like anything, it can come with its fair share of challenges. In my opinion, not only is it important to give a true picture of what it’s really like in order for others to make an informed choice on whether home education could be right for their family, I think it’s just as important for those who are starting out on their own journey to get a true feel of how learning can look for others.
We have tried various products and styles of learning over the past few years so whether your looking to home educate or would like to incorporate a little fun learning at home, we have put together some of our top learning resources for you!
Weird & Wonderful!
When I think back to when we very first decided to home educate our children, We had various comments and reactions ranging from extremely supportive to down right rude!
In this article, I want to address one of the most common misconceptions surrounding home education. Not only is this particular myth absolute nonsense but it is also a negative message for those who may be possibly considering home education for their family.
As a home educator, I follow various social media accounts and read and listen to my fair share of blogs and podcasts surrounding the benefits of home education.
In this alternative article, I want to address some of the reasons why you should NOT choose home education for your family rather than why you should.
Beginning your home education or homeschooling journey can be an exciting yet challenging endeavor!
As a new home educator, you’re taking on the role of both teacher and parent which can be a tricky balance in the beginning.
Read my top 3 tips that I wish I had known at the start which would have made those first months so much more enjoyable.
One of the many things that we like about home education, is that not only do our children see the rewards of our hard work but also where those same rewards come from.
Ironically, everyday really is a school day and there are so many opportunities for children and young people to learn so much without even having to give it a thought.
It was during one of those very days that our latest project was born.