Home Education

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Autism Parenting

Home Educating Three Children Almost Broke Me but it’s Better than the Mainstream Schooling Alternative and I Wouldn’t Have Life Any Other Way

There is no denying that home educating three children is the hardest thing I’ve ever done (and I’ve had a colourful, interesting past) At this point in our lives though, I honestly would not have it any other way. I appreciate that this might sound like an oxymoron, so let me go back to the […]

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Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Bankrolled by My Husband or Working as a Team? 

I read a really thought provoking article the other day, written by a writer who openly states that she’s being bankrolled by her husband. Ten years ago it was very different story while she worked multiple jobs, whilst married to an addict, and raising three kids. Back then she got precisely zero writing done. Nowadays she’s […]

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Writing

An Open Letter to Parents Considering Home Education 

Dear parents, Firstly I hope that your journey to this point hasn’t been too traumatic. I’ve heard so many horror stories, and my heart breaks for all involved. Only you will know if this is the right move to make, but I’m sure many have given you their opinions on the matter. ‘You’re bonkers for […]

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Autism Parenting

On Autism and Hard Work Finally Paying Off

My family’s struggles have been well documented, in a brutally honest way, here on the blog. I sometimes look back at our most desperately unhappy times, when no amount of hard work seemed to be working, and hope that my kids won’t hate me for over-sharing later on down the line.  I hope they’ll understand […]

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