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The painful process of passion-finding – stories of struggling teens.
Finding one’s passion can be a long and painful process, because it doesn’t just fall on your lap and be embraced in delightful ecstasy. You need to try and search and fail and get up and try again and fail … Continue reading
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Dyslexia is a gift, not a curse!
Dyslexia is a gift, not a curse! If you still haven’t heard of dyslexia, you must be living in Mars! Because more and more children are diagnosed with this condition in the 21st century! What is dyslexia? It is a … Continue reading
Who are the truly disabled?
It gets to me when parents with special kids lament that their kids can’t be like normal kids who go to school and get strings of A’s. They will say things like, “Yeah, my son is quite creative, BUT he … Continue reading
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Meditation for parenting & education: Monthly Guided Sessions
Homeschooling, to us, is a way of life centered on spiritual practice. At the core of it is MEDITATION – which is, the observation and contemplation of life with its ups and downs, fears and worries, ignorance and delusions. True … Continue reading
Just Doing Art
Art, as a form of personal expression, has always been close to my heart. As a child, I was constantly sketching with pencil and paper. Every Sunday, my parents would take the three of us, together with our neighbour’s three … Continue reading
New Group for Special Learning Needs
Since our last seminar in April, we started an online group for the homeschooling of special needs children. If you like to join, please check out the link below: genius-undiscovered Visit this group
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The Story of Sam in Sir Ken Robinson’s latest book: “Finding Your Element”!
Since Sir Ken Robinson’s highly successful bestseller The Element made such a great impact on parents and educators around the world, we have been great fans of his and have made regular references to his book in our talks. And … Continue reading →