Monitoring Progress

Another day, another home education question. This time, I have the opportunity to talk about how we monitor progress when we aren’t in a school setting, where we don’t use standard testing. I guess the…

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One Year of Home Ed

Facebook memories are brilliant. I love seeing pictures of my children being tiny and wonderful, and I’ve come across some fantastic memories of things I’ve said or done over the years. The best one happened…

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Are My Children In Charge?

One of the biggest complaints I hear about home education (other than the ‘socialising‘ aspect), is that children aren’t going to be prepared for the real world if they grow up ‘getting their own way’.…

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The Wildlings Try: DK Children’s Encyclopedia

Me and my Wildlings were very lucky this last month, and the lovely people at DK Publishing sent us a children’s encyclopedia to have a play with. The recommended age for the encyclopedia is for…

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Microwave Treats from Wildling Wishes

I love looking for ways that my kids can learn at the same time. Being 4 and 11 means that they have completely different needs in terms of education and development, so I try to…

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