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‘Cosby Show’ turns 30, here’s show’s best parenting advice
If you have not heard of the Cosby Show, you really really ought to search for the series and watch every single episode with the intensity of an enthusiastic intern! Because this is the best parenting series that’s ever been … Continue reading
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Unschooling – Is it For You?
Unschooling 101 The term “unschooling” was coined in the 1970s and used by educator John Holt, widely regarded as the “father” of unschooling. Unschooling is an educational method and philosophy that rejects compulsory school as a primary means for learning. … Continue reading
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Reclaim, Rejoice, Resolve for 2014!
It’s been another good year for us, and we are grateful for the another year of making new friends and strengthening existing ones, and doing various fun activities together as an unschooling community! This year was truly a year of … Continue reading
When the going gets tough ……..
Got up in the morning to a messy kitchen. Sam’s successful marshmallow experiment left a trail of sugary mess! The three cats at the back managed to get into the backyard, meowing hungrily. My mom is lecturing me about saving … 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
How far are you prepared to go with your kids?
Chong Wai Leng For us, we will go as far as the moon, if that is where our kids want to go! This is what we call, being fully and whole-hearted supportive. Or you can just say that we are … Continue reading
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Life After Babies (Chong Wai Leng)
There is definitely life after babies! First published in 1999 (released in 2001), 10 years ago! Wai Leng shared her experience in her evolving role as a mother. If you have missed this earlier, this was Wai Leng’s first book (both written … Continue reading
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On Being Self-Reliant – some back to basics of homeschooling
Homeschooling, like parenting has never been more challenging in this fast-paced world of ours, so much so that parents are at a loss at what to do with their children who seem to be “lost” in this increasingly materialistic and … Continue reading
Papa.. Mama… can you play with me?
So are you going to play? What will it be?
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Homeschooling Not Holistic? Views from Homeschooling Parents
Parents responds to “Homeschooling may not be holistic after all.” Responses by Haslinda Haslim and Joshua Kam to: Homeschooling: May not be Holistic After All Respond by Haslinda Halim First and foremost, to be fair to homeschoolers, people with … Continue reading →