Some of the discussion surrounding Home Education today, thanks to the travesty of a programme from Channel 4 last night, is about parents not being qualified to teach their children. Lots of people think that we should be qualified teachers to be allowed to home educate our own[…]

Wow, it’s been a long time since I posted hasn’t it? Sorry. We’ve had a busy morning, getting in our maths, reading and coding practice for the day. After that was out of the way, Plum and I got arty. She’s recently discovered that she loves to draw,[…]

I’ve been meaning to write this post since we got back from France last month. We visited some fabulous places, which you can read about in earlier posts here and here. However this is a post about something we found in the gift shops: Happy Families playing cards.[…]

Home education. Ask almost anyone involved in it and they’ll tell you that it’s a complete misnomer. The legal term for it is “education otherwise than at school” which doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. But home education suggests that the children spend all their time at home.[…]

We made it – the last day of a week of blogging our home ed activities every day. I genuinely wondered if we’d make it this far when I started. But we did, and we finished on a high! I purposely leave Wednesday free (except for Bean’s swimming[…]