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Woofing—again!

Off to the Cotswolds After our fantastic WWOOF( World Wide Opportuitinies On Organic Farms) experience in Dewsbury, last summer, I was excited to organise another trip, but this time I was keen to stay with a few hosts in different locations. … 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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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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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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