As a home educating family we’re regularly asked to justify the educational choice we’ve made for our children. It comes in the form of pointed questions, both from people we… MoreTurning the oh-you-homeschool questions around
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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) is still a widely misunderstood… MoreBusting the two biggest homeschooling myths
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 spent doing work that has… MoreAre 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 them?” I’ve been told that… MoreDid 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 launch into talking about standardised… MoreWhy 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 the older they get the… MoreCan 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 the tilted head and the… MoreThe 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 my friends. I have great… MoreI 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 spend so much of a… MoreThis weekend, three-quarters of the world will fall asleep feeling the Sunday blues