Monthly Archives: May 2013

Why Do we Homeschool? I get asked the question, “Why do you homeschool?” A LOT. I usually take the easy route and briefly describe how unhappy Edward was at various schools over a four year period until we had an … Continue reading

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Summerhill School: The Ideal? Being, amongst other things, British, I have heard about Summerhill School and wondered if my kids were missing out on an incredible experience by being homeschooled rather than enrolled in a really alternative school like Summerhill. … Continue reading

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Homeschooling in Dubai – A Typical Day

It’s starting to hot up in Dubai – high 30s and 40s/over 100F and it’s humid. The evenings are not much better so I am no longer spending time outside apart from a daily half hour swim for the kids … Continue reading

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Incredible Unschooling Science Link This is a great link for unschooling science – in fact for anyone wanting to show their kids the wonder of gravity (or the lack of it) and the enthusiasm of astronauts. I loved how keen … Continue reading

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“Things I wish I had known when I started homeschooling all those years ago” I titled this post “Things I wish I had known when I started homeschooling all those years ago”. This is obviously not a quote from me since … Continue reading

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