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Things I have noticed now that Reptile Boy is at school 

We are all more tired. He feels he is missing out on ‘special’ things that we do at home. He has made friends but he still doesn’t have anyone to play with in the morning when I drop him off. … Continue reading

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Finishing up the year

Drafted 7 Dec 2015   We are not unschoolers. And I do follow the NSW syllabus despite feeling some resistance to being told by faceless civil servants what my children ‘should’ be studying. But I have been neglecting the PDHPE … Continue reading

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Day in the Life

I recently started reading the blog Nurtured By Love by a Canadian unschooler and Suzuki teacher. She started blogging before 2000 and blogs pretty regularly so I have been reading through from the start like a novel, and I’ve really … Continue reading

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Cleaning toilets

Recently I came under fire on social media for saying that my six year old son cleans the toilets. I was responding to a post in a homeschooling group, asking what chores our children did at home. The original post … Continue reading

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Discounted architecture course for homeschoolers

Introduce your child to a brand new subject, and watch the fun begin. An option of two flexible, fun, 9-12 week courses that will open young minds to the many possibilities of Architecture and Design. Beginning Architecture Part 1:  usually $75, … Continue reading

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When the kids do what they want

I was so proud of all my children today. I was working on booking and advertising science excursions for next term and spent longer than I had intended on the computer – it basically turned into the whole afternoon – but … Continue reading

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Brave Writer projects (‘Jot it Down’)

Animal Mini Books – Princess chose Giraffes, and Reptile Boy chose Birds of Prey. Drama King is still working on his Penguins book.   Some of the text is just copied straight from the image sources but most was written … Continue reading

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