About Charlene Chauvet-Swart

Charlene is a full time 'husband supporter', mother of one homeschooled child and a fearless retired sky diver and business owner, who has dedicated her life to her family and spends her spare time contributing and adding value to the homeschooling community, as well as assisting in developing programs and running workshops to help people who require relationship and self-development training and support. Charlene's biggest dream is to see all people transform to a place where everyone will act for the sake and benefit of the whole at large, in order to create a world that works for everyone, everywhere, ultimately leaving an inheritable world for our children and all future generations to come. Her favourite hobbies are baking, fire hoola-hooping, teaching children how to spin poi, and writing.

Nukleus resensie.


“Nukleus Onderwys is beslis ‘n skool van die huis af plesier. Buiten vir ‘n gestruktureerde kurrikulum is hulle diens en hulpvaardigheid uit die boonste rake. Nukleus se kurrikulum is Caps georieënteerd met boeke wat sorgvuldig saamgestel is met kleurvolle illistrasie in die laer grade asook baie gebruikers viendelik. Studente het handleidings waaruit hulle werk en [...]

Nukleus resensie.2021-09-14T11:03:56+02:00

Nature vs. Nurture: Part 6.


I have always enjoyed digging deep for answers in everything in my life. Finding the absolute, uncompromised bare truth of everything is what I live for. Finding the heart of the matter, ultimately. And, therefore, I needed to get a second opinion about the methods I was following, after having being judged and criticised so [...]

Nature vs. Nurture: Part 6.2021-08-27T09:23:45+02:00

Why is structure and routine so important? Nature vs. Nurture PART 5


Once we were well settled into our ‘new lives’ as parents, there was something spectacular that stood out. We realized that our daughter had the ability to learn at a rapid pace, when we honored her routine and provided her with sufficient structure and discipline. Basically if and when she felt calm, safe and secure [...]

Why is structure and routine so important? Nature vs. Nurture PART 52021-08-19T21:39:02+02:00

Preparing our Children’s Education.


When a new year arrives, everyone is ready to prepare and welcome the new year with fresh eyes, renewed energy and much excitement, slowly re-awakening into the intentions that we have set for our children and ourselves. In the same breath, there are so many new homeschooling parents who don’t know where to start, who [...]

Preparing our Children’s Education.2021-07-30T22:22:58+02:00

The Hidden Costs of homeschooling.


When I was asked to write this article at first, I felt a little overwhelmed; I also realised, however, that I have a good understanding of both the school system (private and public schools including special needs) and homescholing, as I have been involved in the education of my children since 2003. Therefore, here is my own [...]

The Hidden Costs of homeschooling.2021-07-29T21:19:54+02:00

Why I feel the traditional schooling system failed me: a homeschool mom tell us her story


"The moment you hear teachers and others say your child is different, you feel like someone has sucker-punched you. Everything goes into slow motion and you feel like your world is going to explode. How can this be? " Donna Cobern tell us her story of how - she says - the traditional schooling system [...]

Why I feel the traditional schooling system failed me: a homeschool mom tell us her story2021-07-29T21:15:56+02:00

Homeschooling was the right decision for us, but could I do it?


Homeschooling my kids........sjoe....a decision I knew was the right one, but could I do it?? Our homeschooling journey began about 5 years ago when my daughter was in a small private school doing Grade 2. I loved the idea of homeschooling and had all these wonderful visions of our learning and doing exciting things together. [...]

Homeschooling was the right decision for us, but could I do it?2021-07-29T21:11:47+02:00

The paper structure winner!!


We were recently asked to help judge the winners for the LETS PLAY's paper structure competition. After a very difficult decision with some amazing entries- the winner was finally decided on and here they are!! Congratulations to our winners, Hayden and Yeva. Your woven paper structure is definitely one of a kind and made you [...]

The paper structure winner!!2021-07-26T21:05:12+02:00

Wingu Review- Wingu Resensie.


Ongelooflikke, toegewyde en professionele een tot een bystand. Baie goeie seleksie van onderwysers en span. Van deel word van die span, al die pad deur, het ek baie lanklaas sulke diens gesien en waar jy soos die enigste persoon op aarde behandel word. Content is verseker op Britse standaard en was op 'n besonderse mooi, [...]

Wingu Review- Wingu Resensie.2021-06-22T17:20:34+02:00