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?
We’re often asked how long we’ll home educate our children for. It will be fairly straight forward, people seem to feel, while they’re little. But… Read More »Can you still homeschool your children when they’re older?
“Hey there, kids – no school today?”Nope. Not today, tomorrow, next week, or next year. Ok, give us the face. You know, the one with… Read More »The five questions every homeschool parent will be asked
As a home educating parent I’ve heard a few versions of this lately: “I went to school and turned out fine, and so did all… Read More »I went to school and turned out fine, it can’t be all bad
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
Real talk: as the parent of home educated kids I still find myself hoping they’ll outperform their school peers academically, despite believing the measures and… Read More »When you want your home educated kids to outperform their peers
Parenting is a complex business. We get tangled up in expectations, benchmarks, comparisons, busy-ness, tiredness, having the right things, the pressure of making the money… Read More »Nothing is more valuable than a parent’s time
September 12, 2019 – a lovely spring day, the first time in months you could genuinely use the word ‘warm’, and the day we officially… Read More »Primrose June’s birth story (home birth)
This is her classroom. And the local farmers’ market. The library. The museum. Skate parks. Forest trails. The swimming pool. Her friend’s homes. Her own… Read More »What does an unschooler’s classroom look like?