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  Traditionally, obedient children, meant good parenting………the aim was to train children to make life as easy as possible for the adults around them for the most part. The alternative, is potentially more challenging for the adults as usual attempts and methods to control are cast aside and replaced with mutual respect and the same […]

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And just like that……Halloween becomes BIOLOGY. With many questions this morning about what is growing on our 🎃. Discussions on decomposition, microbes, moulds and funguses unravelled like a mummy’s bandages. Funnily enough, Violet had recently watched an episode of the magic school bus 🚌 that included information about mould and microbes. Interesting how things come […]

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Dear Asher Jane, Our second rainbow baby and our third baby here on earth.  We had given up on you, but we should have known better.  We were always meant to be at least 5 strong. You are the 5th little soul in our family of trail blazers.  5 of us, journeying, growing and learning […]

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Tasty and a lot cleaner than the usual pancake, this is a staple in our house!  It’s so easy to whip up in the thermomix, and I’m sure could be easily adjusted for a blender or old school mixing bowl and beaters.  I usually make 2 batches and freeze half for another day, because……well….easy, delicious […]

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People often quiz me or express their confusion or overwhelm in relation to the first thing they do to begin educating their children without school.  Questions like, “How do you get anything done?”  “how do you know what to teach them?” or “how do I teach them?” come up a lot.   It seems overwhelming, […]

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