Category Archives: Socialisation

Enjoying the freedom of home-ed

Re-adjusting to life without school The first few weeks of home-ed can be truly blissful. Free from the constraints of the school system, your time is now your own. Instead of the classroom, you can take a trip to the … Continue reading

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Back to School, Maybe

  Mummy, I want to go back to School For a little while the possibility of a  return to school has cropped up, but Kai hasn’t really expressed a strong desire to return and we have left it at that. However, … Continue reading

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Learning From Others, The Good and the Bad( Part 1)

Our Need for Others Being a single parent and a home-educator makes socialisation a top priority. In addition to fulfilling Kai’s need to play and interact with other children, and for me to meet other adults, there is also the … Continue reading

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Woofing in Dewsbury

Taking home-education to another level… Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust

Another activity gets ditched Just when I thought that we were beginning to develop a routine, Kai says that he no longer wishes to attend Jodo classes. We’ve only recently started attending but I really enjoyed chatting with the other mums, … 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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Finding Other Home-Ed’rs

Socialising or the lack of it has often been thrown at me when I mention home-education to people, and especially so being a one parent family. Making sure that both me and Kai have our emotional needs met is definitely … Continue reading

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