Category Archives: Money

Home-educating on a budget

I feel this is something I should have written ages ago. Choosing to educate your children yourself is an honourable one. But finances can be severely stretched when one or both parents decide to stay at home. How do you … Continue reading

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Out and About on a Tight Budget

Being broke feels oppressive; I hate not being able to do the things I want and often having to go without the things we need.  But I have learned that having a different attitude during times of financial lack can truly … Continue reading

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Sorry it’s Been a While

I haven’t written any posts in a few weeks (months?) due to the ridiculous position I’ve put myself in.  In addition to being a lone parent and a home-educator, I decided to register as a late entrant for a maths … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Day in Paris

Taking advantage of mid-week discounts One of the many advantages of home-education is the freedom to jet off as and when you please without having to worry about school. I booked a trip to France on the Eurostar taking advantage … Continue reading

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Single Parents: Thinking about Home-Education but Wondering How You’ll Cope?

The inspiration for this post came from a conversation I had with my little sister. She was really keen to know how things were getting on with home-ed, and admired the fact that I had taken on such a huge … Continue reading

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Single Parenting and Home-Education: Income Generation

Generating an income Prior to taking Kai out of school, I had a part-time job doing admin work. But my hours were being increasingly cut  until I realised my boss did not have the work to support me being there … Continue reading

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Single Parenting and Home-education, Part 1

There are a vast number of issues faced by single parents, and home-education makes things even more interesting. Therefore this post is slightly longer than usual and will be revisited. The main topics include: emotional support, socialisation and money. Who’s … Continue reading

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