Children need a calm environment- Nature vs. Nurture part 3.

2021-04-09T11:21:35+02:00

"One of the first things I was taught by my late health and parenting mentor, Aleksandra Trent, was that children needed a calm environment - as well as very strong routine and discipline - from 3 months of age and through the formative years" This would offer structure for the child and enable them to [...]

Children need a calm environment- Nature vs. Nurture part 3.2021-04-09T11:21:35+02:00

Celebrating a true genius!

2021-03-11T12:33:50+02:00

Intrepid on-the-spot reporter, Gerda Welman, spoke to homeschool stalwart Heinrich Rall about his incredible journey with his son, Hjalmar, a story that is an inspiration to many. Heinrich Rall, believes there are plenty of gifted children in the country, but the question arises about whether parents, and the school system, truly have the capacity to [...]

Celebrating a true genius!2021-03-11T12:33:50+02:00

Nature Vs. Nurture – part 1

2021-04-10T13:17:49+02:00

Professionals will tell us that the formative years of a child’s life is the first seven. Most of us, I think, would agree. After all, it is during this time that a child develops their character and beliefs. It is an essential time in life, where a child’s character or personality is formed, shaping that [...]

Nature Vs. Nurture – part 12021-04-10T13:17:49+02:00

Different approaches to homeschooling.

2020-11-26T12:15:32+02:00

As a homeschooling parent, one of the things I enjoy most about Homeschooling is the freedom to select from what seems like an endless array of inspirational ideas, educational styles, methodologies, experiential wisdom, whether made available on the internet or from books, curriculum, educators, and conferences. Homeschooling parents follow a vast array of educational approaches [...]

Different approaches to homeschooling.2020-11-26T12:15:32+02:00

KNOW THE DIFFERENCE: COTTAGE SCHOOLS, CENTRES, SMALL SCHOOLS, MICRO SCHOOLS VS HOMESCHOOL

2021-05-06T20:46:37+02:00

KNOW THE DIFFERENCE: COTTAGE SCHOOLS, CENTRES, SMALL SCHOOLS, MICRO SCHOOLS VS HOMESCHOOL Firstly, let’s address this question: Cottage Schools, Centres, Micro and Small Schools and any other Learning institutions, are NOT “homeschool”. The SA Schools Act specifies that home education only applies where each child is educated in his or her own home. Different Provincial [...]

KNOW THE DIFFERENCE: COTTAGE SCHOOLS, CENTRES, SMALL SCHOOLS, MICRO SCHOOLS VS HOMESCHOOL2021-05-06T20:46:37+02:00

Learning styles.

2020-10-08T20:52:17+02:00

“My daughter likes routine and structure,” says homeschool mom Lee-Anne. “Traditional didn’t work. A more eclectic style, though, did.” Her son, on the other hand, prefers Unit Studies. “He did a Unit Study on electricity,” Lee-Anne says, “and he became fully immersed in the whole thing. Finding out who “invented” electricity, what it’s used for, [...]

Learning styles.2020-10-08T20:52:17+02:00

What is the true purpose of our children?

2020-10-08T20:39:55+02:00

I will often look at my child with great admiration. And on other days I feel like hanging her up on the line with the rest of the washing. Many of you will understand exactly what I mean, those who have experienced what I have come to believe is the highest calling in life: parenting. [...]

What is the true purpose of our children?2020-10-08T20:39:55+02:00