Worldschooling: Two months in, what we've learned Worldschooling family life Hey, y'all. We are coming up to two months of full-time travel, or 'worldschooling', and we've learned a lot. Some things are academic, some emotional, some spiritual- but one thing's for sure, travel opens up a whole . . .
Home schooling requirements: The basics So it's been interesting seeing people's reactions to our story in local news, and it's apparent that myths abound about home education and home schooling requirements. (To read more about our home education lifestyle click here). I think it would be great if . . .
Respectful parenting: Back to Love. Respectful parenting: Parenting in a world that has redefined Love Hey, all you lovely people. I just wanted to start by saying, "thank you." Thank you for reading my posts, thank you for letting me know that some of you have felt inspired to think in new ways . . .
What is unschooling? Good morrow friends! I've written a few posts about respectful parenting now, and it's been lovely seeing so many people interested and asking questions about the way we do things in our family. I thought I would do a thorough post about where our parenting philosophy . . .
When do kids start reading? Our wonderful experience with 'unschooling reading'. Unschooling reading: Our story When do kids start reading? That depends. Our close friends and family know that we’re massive hippies and that our kids don’t go to school, and that we follow a philosophy called . . .
25 ways to use love languages to show love to your kids In my previous post about love languages I spoke about how helpful Patrick and I have found it to learn about love languages and use them to demonstrate care for each other. It is also a fantastic way to connect with your children; identifying . . .
Respectful parenting: Compliance vs. obedience Ok, I confess. A bit of a clickbait title. Seriously though, I just published a post about the difference between rules and principles and I'm on a respectful parenting / child development roll so I'm gonna just crack right on with the obedience vs. . . .
How to use strewing in home schooling We often get asked "how" we home educate. It is a very broad question to answer, as we do countless things that contribute to our children's education and it is difficult to summarise all that in a few sentences. However, breaking it down there are a few . . .
Why we need to stop blaming the iPads There seems to be an increasing number of memes, Facebook posts and articles going around at the moment demonising the use of digital devices. These snippets nearly always include a picture of a group of people using their phones, not interacting with those . . .
An Arts Festival for Kids In Kent One of the challenges of home educating is that instead of finding things to do as a family each weekend, you have to find things to do every day. That can get old fast, so we are always happy when we hear about new, fun events to visit. We were very excited . . .