Tag Archives: Pokemon Boy

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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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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Why are we still homeschooling? The positive reasons

As I said before, the reasons people start homeschooling are not necessarily the reasons they continue. I consider the reasons I put in our story last week are the negative reasons – the pushes, if you like. These include: – bullying, and subsequent … Continue reading

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Why did we start homeschooling?

Every homeschooler seems to have a story, although it is worth remembering that the reasons people start homeschooling, or home educating, are usually not the same as the reasons why they continue. I started homeschooling when Pokemon Boy was nine … Continue reading

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Kitchen science

Today was a good day. I teach a primary science class on Friday mornings, involving two of my children plus other homeschooling children. The theme for this term is ‘The Material World’ and we made bread rolls, fairy cakes, crystals … Continue reading

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Miyazaki Movie Discussion Club

So, Pokemon Boy and Drama King are in another Brave Writer online class: the Miyazaki Movie Discussion Club. They have four Hayao Miyazaki films to watch, one a week, and then the teacher posts questions for them to talk about … Continue reading

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Designing computer games, being in film shoots, cooking feasts and much more

Wow, we are well into 2014 and I realise I have not posted anything on this blog for ages. It’s partly because we moved out of our apartment. I’ve written a bit about that on my scimum blog. The end … Continue reading

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