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Homeschooling is a bad idea – here’s why

Homeschooling is a bad idea, and there are plenty of great reasons that you shouldn't homeschool your children. I know, because I hear them all the time! Maybe you do too? Everyone seems to know ALL about homeschooling, even if they've never done it, and they're very...

Homeschooling – Are you 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! It's enough to cause a...

Unit Studies | The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles

  Welcome to the fifth post in the Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles series! Click here to view the rest of the series.     Heard about unit studies but not sure what they are? Unit studies involve choosing a theme, then organising work covering...

Classical Education | The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles Series

The classical education method aims to teach children how to think, rather than what to think. Read about the history, structure and the pros and cons of providing a classical education to decide if this method will suit you and your family.

9 tips for new homeschoolers from an experienced homeschooler

Erin lives on the North Coast of NSW, Australia with her husband and ten children ranging from twenty-three to two years. She has been involved in home education since her teens in the 80s as her family were part of the pioneering home education movement in Australia....

School or Homeschool, your child’s education is ALWAYS your responsibility

Many homeschool parents feel the heavy weight of responsibility on their shoulders. They’re the sole provider of the child’s education and upbringing. If their child doesn’t learn there’s no-one else to pin the blame on. Rest easier, homeschool parents, because...

Why you must commit 100% to homeschooling if you want to succeed

Is school your back-up option? If you have a bad hour/day/week do you start thinking that school looks like a better option? Do you believe that you’re just ‘trying’ homeschooling, and if it doesn’t work you can always send them to school*? Do you hesitate to make...

Homeschooling with Education Perfect – a review

Education Perfect is a complete online homeschooling curriculum that fits perfectly into our relaxed eclectic homeschool. Find out all about it here.

180+ Fun (and Educational) Activities for Kids

When you start homeschooling it's easy to focus on curriculum. But once you settle in you'll realise there are a LOT more hours left in the day to fill. In fact, most of our time is NOT spent on bookwork. Most of it involves following interests, doing hands-on...

How to use lists in your homeschool

Lists are the only way I keep track of anything. To-do lists, meal lists, to-buy lists, wishlists – if it’s not on the list it really doesn’t get done. So it makes sense that lists are invaluable in our homeschool, too. We use lists to keep track of what we’ve done,...