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All About Reading – a review

Teaching your kids to read can be SCARY. Really scary! Reading is the foundational skill that will influence your child's success in virtually every area, which is intimidating enough - but then when you begin looking at how to teach your kids to read you run into a...

Special Needs and Homeschooling

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.

BOATschooling?! An Unschooling Day in the Life

Lyndy lives on a boat (yes, that’s right, on water!) with her husband and two unschooled daughters. Take a peek into a day in their life!

Homeschooling through tough times

You know those times when life is just a total mess and everything falls apart? We had one of those recently. It involved weeks of caring for a close family member in the final stage of cancer and the inevitable result, bookended by 5000kms of...

Deschooling Your Family

Deschooling can be defined as removing the influence of the formal education system from your way of thinking. Many children who have been in school will need time to adjust to their new lifestyle, and learn this new way of education. On a wider scale, nearly everyone in society has what could be termed a ‘school mindset’. As most of us went through school, and its training is pervasive, deschooling yourself is an important part of the process. Find deschooling help here.

Help! My husband doesn’t want to homeschool!

    “I really want to homeschool, but my husband just isn’t interested. He thinks our children are going to school, and that’s it. I think homeschooling would be best for us, and I really want to do it, but I don’t want to fight about such a huge issue. How do I...

Working and Homeschooling? Yes, you can do it!

Jen is a working mum of two high-school aged kids. Here she shares what a working and non-working day look like in her house. Take a look at the excellent articles and resources on her blog at Practical, By Default, or follow her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or...

28 Ways to Reset a Bad Homeschooling Day

  I have a little secret to tell you - sometimes, you will have a Bad Homeschooling Day. I know! Who'd have guessed that homeschooling isn't all sunshine and lollipops and happy children studying enthusiastically? Sometimes, bookwork just doesn't happen smoothly....

Homeschooling Spelling: Our low-stress, child-led approach (including resources)

Homeschooling spelling is a bit like learning times tables – it involves a lot of rote learning, is incredibly boring, the real-life reasons for mastering it aren’t immediately apparent, and it is shoved on children at a too-young age. Or maybe that’s just my opinion....

11 Inspiring Homeschooling Quotes from John Holt

John Holt taught in schools for six years, and was an advocate for school reform. When it became apparent that reform would not happen he turned his efforts to promoting home education. He wrote prolifically, including ten books, many articles, and America’s first home education newsletter. Even though much of his work was published in the 1970s-1980s it remains relevant today, and his books are still a source of inspiration for many homeschooling parents. See some of his inspiring quotes here.

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