The three types of homeschooling critic and how to deal with each one - Fearless Homeschool
When I sent out my original request for questions to answer in my Q & A Wednesday series, I received quite a few asking me to talk about how to deal with homeschooling criticism. So many, in fact, that i've turned my response into a four part series! Here, I discuss the different types of critic you're likely to encounter and how to manage each one.     Sadly, homeschooling criticism is very common. While homeschooling has increased exponentially over the last few years, It’s far from mainstream. And when you do things that are a bit odd, you know…
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Self-care for homeschoolers - identifying and dissolving mind blocks that prevent you from being your best. Featured on Fearless Homeschool.
Shannon is an IECL (Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership) qualified coach with an MBA, who now focuses her coaching on helping mums find balance. She has 20+ years experience coaching leaders across the globe from the United States to Australia to India. She is also a mother to three children and so coaches from a place of empathy, expertise and experience. Her mission is to improve the lives of children everywhere by helping their mothers to be more balanced and less stressed. You can read more from Shannon at The Care Factor, on Facebook and Instagram, or attend her…
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Waldorf Homeschooling - A Day in the Life from Fearless Homeschool
Kirstee Lee Raki is a mum to two who lives in Queensland, Australia. She blogs at This Whole Home about her particular blend of holistic homeschooling and sustainable homemaking, and you can also find her on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube.  Kirstee also presented a brilliant workshop about Waldorf homeschooling as part of the Australian Homeschooling Summit, which you can access here.     Today I will share a typical home day with you with Nikolai, 8, and Wynter, 3. We use a 3 day week in our homeschool and cover all of our formal learning and bookwork in those…
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Homeschooling Q & A Wednesday - How do I know i'm doing it right? It’s the question that haunts many homeschooling parents – how do I know that I’m doing it right? I’m responsible for the education of my children and there’s no-one and nothing to tell me WHAT to do and WHEN to do it and HOW to do it and argh! Meltdown. Click through to find out if you're doing it right.
It’s the question that haunts many homeschooling parents – how do I know that I’m doing it right? I’m responsible for the education of my children and there’s no-one and nothing to tell me WHAT to do and WHEN to do it and HOW to do it and argh! Meltdown. To extend the question, without strict curriculum, and standards, and lots of other children to compare to and rank with, how on earth do we homeschoolers know that we’re doing a good job? How do we know this is all going to work out OK? To put it bluntly, we…
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Homeschooling your child with special needs enables you to tailor their education to their specific needs, and means they'll be accepted exactly as they are. It's worked for us.
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Australian Homeschooling Summit - free, live and online homeschooling workshops!
Ever felt a little jealous of the people who get to go to homeschooling conferences and shows? That you'd really benefit from being surrounded by other homeschoolers and learning from their experience, but just couldn't justify the cost or travel away from home? Here's the solution - we're bringing the conference to your lounge room. Between the 15th and 27th of May, homeschooling experts from all over Australia are coming together to share their experience and teach a series of live workshops and presentations. Best of all, the live sessions are FREE. Take a look at the full line-up here!…
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