Category Archives: Parenting

Speak up for what you believe and teach your children to do the same

A few weeks ago I took my son, Kai, to the London Wetland Centre (a wildlife centre in West London) to make up for not going to France. We’ve wanted to go here for a long time and checked out … Continue reading

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I can’t home-educate because…

“You home-educate, really?” When people find out that I’m home-educating they are curious and quick to applaud my efforts, but often end with, “I couldn’t do that.” The two main issues people generally have with home-ed are money and having … Continue reading

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Coping without the structure of school

A quickie post… We’ve been out of school (this time round) for four weeks and it’s been great when everything’s going great, but not so great on down days. One of the biggest challenges for me has been adjusting to … Continue reading

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Motherhood: My life purpose

So much potential When I was young was often told that I was bright. I didn’t really see much in it at the time; I wasn’t exceptional in any way, as far as I could see, but I did talk … Continue reading

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Back in the School System

  Easy peasy I think it was the first week in September that both Kai and decided that a return to school would be for the best. I had no idea how to apply, but after a quick search on … Continue reading

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Learning From Others, The Good and the Bad (Part 2)

But what about the dangers of exposing a highly receptive child to those who hold different and controversial beliefs. Please see my earlier post on this topic: Learning From Others, The Good and The Bad (Part 1) I don’t believe … 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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