On Staying responsive

If there is one advice that I will give anyone who home educates is this – never allow a system for education to replace love for individuals . The longer you home educate , the more you realise how true this is . Last night, I was re reading a chapter from “ A graciousContinue reading “On Staying responsive”

“Thank you” note to all the homeschoolers and all the parents

Lockdown2 , here in the U.K , is coming to an end tomorrow 2nd December 2020 , although sadly my city is placed in the highest Tier3 for another 2 weeks. So we are not allowed to mix with other people indoors or outside, in our gardens etc.. Last month, has been challenging for meContinue reading ““Thank you” note to all the homeschoolers and all the parents”

Will my homeschooled children succeed in life?

“The most effective and least destructive way to help a child .. is to do everything possible to help her fall in love with what she is doing , to pay less attention to how successful she was ( or likely to be ) and show more interest in the task … Encourage more ,Continue reading “Will my homeschooled children succeed in life?”

Homeschool Chat with Gentle Art of Learning

” Traditional education focuses on teaching, not learning. It incorrectly assumes that for every ounce of teaching there is an ounce of learning by those who are taught. However, most of what we learn before, during, and after attending schools is learned without being taught to us…. Most of what is taught in classroom settingsContinue reading “Homeschool Chat with Gentle Art of Learning”

Homeschool Chat with Middle Way Mom

“Our aim in education is to give a full life. We owe it to them to initiate an immense number of interests. Life should be all living, and not merely a tedious passing of time; not all doing or all feeling or all thinking – the strain would be too great – but, all living;Continue reading “Homeschool Chat with Middle Way Mom”

Homeschool chat with Bilingual Homeschooler

“Think more of home education when you are at home defending it to yourself, and defend it less to other people. You do know what you are doing. The tweaks and changes you make are validations of your vision, not invalidations of past choices. You are growing alongside your children becoming an educator as youContinue reading “Homeschool chat with Bilingual Homeschooler”

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