Should We Bother With Handwriting?

Should We Bother With Handwriting?

The first wi-fi connected iPad was released on 3 April 2010. One year later we read in the Daily Mail of a one-year-old baby being right at home tapping and swiping an iPad but being confused by a paper magazine.  As the years passed by, it is getting clearer that...
How Soon Can My Baby Write?

How Soon Can My Baby Write?

Most parents agree that you’re never too young for books. Some parents begin to read to their children as young as six months. However, the process of writing is a different ball game. When we think of writing, we tend to think of the child sitting at the table with a...
Homeschooling – First Steps

Homeschooling – First Steps

In my post on School Violence we looked at 3 factors to consider if parents are thinking of homeschooling their children: Is my child’s safety at risk in school? Is my child’s suited to homeschooling? Are YOU up to it? The last blog post – What Can I Do If My Child Is...
What Can I Do If My Child Is Being Bullied?

What Can I Do If My Child Is Being Bullied?

In my last post, I asked parents to consider 3 questions if they’re thinking of homeschooling: Is my child’s safety at risk in school? Is my child’s suited to homeschooling? Are YOU up to it? Let’s deal with the first question. If your child is being bullied in...
School Violence – Is Homeschooling The Solution?

School Violence – Is Homeschooling The Solution?

In my last post, I wrote about bullying in schools. There was a short clip taken from the Channel 7 News on Sunday 12 August 2018. A parent is so worried about her son’s safety that she has started homeschooling him. More and more parents are doing the same. There has...