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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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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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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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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 Difficult Week

Why does everything have to be a battle? Home-educating and single parenting is definitely beginning to take its toll. I’m increasingly telling Kai off for being cheeky and frequently losing my temper. It’s the little niggly things that are putting … 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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