Tag Archives: Bahrain

Homeschooling in Dubai is quite different to homeschooling in Bahrain!

This week was fun! A friend, Silvia, represented Dubai homeschoolers on a local radio programme. Because of this blog, I was asked to be on too but I had already committed to looking after her kids and I felt confident … Continue reading

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Unschooling Doubts, Reassurance and Golden Moments – Month 8 of Learning at Home

The kids and I have been having an interesting time over the last few weeks. Now that everybody’s back from summer holidays, we’ve been spending time with the lovely, small homeschooling community in Bahrain that we’ve only recently come to … Continue reading

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We’ll be living in Dubai by the end of October…

We’re moving to Dubai. We expect to be there by the end of October. Any homeschoolers living in the U.A.E. please do get in touch on this blog, or by email, and let’s get together! I am really going to … Continue reading

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How To Balance Furthering Your Own Education, Which Will Help You Be A Better Homeschooler, During The Time You Are ‘Meant’ To Be Homeschooling? Month 7 of Learning at Home

Taking an unschooling approach to learning is a bit stressful for me because I wake up each day thinking, “What shall we do today that looks more like learning than ‘just’ play?” Remember, you unschoolers who are about to jump … Continue reading

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He doesn’t have to write to become a great writer! Really! Month 4 of Learning at Home

I attended a homeschoolers in Bahrain get together today. It was really well organized and I very much enjoyed chatting to the other Mums. It was very relaxed. The kids had a great time running riot all over the house … Continue reading

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How to deal with potentially explosive mixed age group situations? Month 4 of Learning at Home

Edward, aged 7, has been offered the chance by his (hopefully) new Arts mentor to join a group of 12-14 year olds at a ‘How to Make Movies’ workshop. It’s a great opportunity that I’m really grateful for. He’s extremely … Continue reading

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“I LOVE learning, Mummy! And I especially like learning when we’re homeschooling!” – Month 4 of Learning at Home

This morning Edward said, “I LOVE learning, Mummy! And I especially like learning when we’re homeschooling!” My heart soared! Yeah! Yeah! I think Thursday was just a bump in the road. I guess we were just really in need of … Continue reading

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A much better day today and I didn’t feed my insecurities by trying to do ‘school at home’ – Month 3 of Learning at Home

Was this post written in answer to my last post or was it heaven-sent? This is a definite part of my mission, “…you will find at the end of this magnificent journey…..an adult who is able to THINK, who questions, … Continue reading

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Month 3 of Learning at Home – Who’s the Saviour of Education, great teachers or great homeschoolers? Both!

FOREWORD: If you’re new to homeschoolingmiddleeast, welcome! I highly recommend that you start reading from ‘Day 1’. The fastest way to access this is to look for ‘Archives’ on the right hand side of the home page, click on ‘February … Continue reading

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Month 3 of Learning at Home – My First Ever Guest Blog! Please click through to read it…

FOREWORD: If you’re new to homeschoolingmiddleeast, welcome! I highly recommend that you start reading from ‘Day 1’. The fastest way to access this is to look for ‘Archives’ on the right hand side of the home page, click on ‘February … Continue reading

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