Despite it being the fastest-growing segment in education, homeschooling (or unschooling, hack schooling, home education – whatever your personal flavour or term happens to be)… Read More »Busting the two biggest homeschooling myths
The Real World
We hold up this idea of ‘escaping the rat race’ as the pinnacle of freedom for adults. No more daily constraints, no more wasted time… Read More »Are homeschooled children missing out on valuable life experiences?
“Did your kids actually have a say in being homeschooled? If they decide they want to go to school at some stage, will you let… Read More »Did our children have a say in being homeschooled?
A question I’m often asked, and one that has about twenty possible answers. But at the same time, it really only has one. I could… Read More »Why did we choose to home educate our children?
Today is Sunday. Tonight, three-quarters of the world’s working population will fall asleep feeling some level of the Sunday Blues. Three. Quarters. If we didn’t… Read More »This weekend, three-quarters of the world will fall asleep feeling the Sunday blues
“The real world” As a home educating family you hear this term a lot, usually as part of a phrase that’s questioning whether your children… Read More »How will you make sure your home educated child is prepared for the real world?
Back when we started talking openly about wrapping up our young children’s time in the school system – a time, for one of them, that… Read More »Are home educating parents just too sensitive to their children’s discomfort?
I’ve been thinking about the way our children are measured throughout the years, and how it would look if we did something similar for adults.… Read More »Why don’t we measure job performance as generally as we measure our children?