How do we home ed when the adult is poorly? With 4 children 9 and under, its hard work, so we like to have a cut off time for evenings and weekends. If one of the parents is poorly we adapt the whole day. This usually… Continue reading How To Home Ed With Sick Days
How important is outdoor learning? We live in a build up area in a city and our nearest outdoor, roam free play is a drive away and with 4 kids under 8 it's no easy task. We go to our nearest Forest school and find it really fantastic. This is our outdoor time. The big two join… Continue reading Outdoor learning
We decided on a day out and we usually go by our 7 seater car and rarely use public transport but today we thought we'd give it a go! I took "Baby" for my 18 month old, it's a good comfort toy for her, she enjoys treating it like her baby. The 4 year old… Continue reading Home Ed with 4 on a train
I get asked a lot about how I Home Educate my children. I get asked about my style and approach. I see a lot of parents desperate for better education in the schools they choose and sometimes opt for Home Education to achieve that. Some then make the classic mistakes when starting out and wonder… Continue reading Home Education Essentials
We started off as a family of 5. Two of them school aged and a baby. As my eldest struggled (then aged 5) through Reception class despite an IEP in place, I was happy on the road to a diagnosis in the hope of further help for him. He got his diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder as suspected from… Continue reading Why the school system fails children
Hello! Welcome. This is our beginning. I've not ever written a blog or been this tech savvy but I'm giving it a go so please bare with me. This blog will be our adventures of a home educating family in West Yorkshire in the U.K.