Homeschooling in the UK After our family's story of home education and full-time travel went viral in the news, it became apparent that myths abound about home education and homeschooling requirements, and that facts about UK homeschooling are somewhat hidden. I recently wrote a post packed with . . .
What Is Unschooling? Hi friends! I've written a few gentle parenting blogs 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 comes from, and why our choice . . .
What Happened When We Decided To 'Unschool' Reading When do kids start reading? That depends. In schools, children are taught to read from the age of 4 (often even earlier as nurseries are encouraged to have children ready for school). Our children are home educated in the unschooling style, and so . . .
How To Use Strewing In Home Education One of the questions we get asked most as a homeschooling family is: "Don't you get bored? How do you keep your kids entertained all the time?" It is a very broad question to answer as we do countless things that contribute to our children's education . . .
Why We've Got Recommended Screen Time All Wrong There seems to be an increasing number of memes, Facebook posts and articles going around at the moment about recommended screen time, often demonising digital devices. These snippets usually include a picture of a group of people using their phones, . . .