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Yvonne Frost
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Home educating mum and Freelance Journalist
Home educating mum and Freelance Journalist

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What shall we learn this year?
So often in the home educating community I hear parents (particularly those new to home educating) worrying that they don't know what to'teach' their children or where to find resources.They don't want to fail their children and worry when their children ar...
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A memoir of  a young girls journey to become a dancer!
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Growing up and Autism-and the benefits of Home education
Google has just been with us on a family holiday.He went aged fourteen and came back fifteen. As always, holidays give us  the time to reflect on how he has matured.Long gone are the physical outbursts of anger, the kicking of doors and throwing of chairs.W...
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I suddenly realised when I looked at our selection of books,just how much it said about us!
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My Life in books!
At the moment I'm reading  My Natural Life  by Simon Barnes. It's the story of how the love of nature helped to shape the author's life and it came to me that there are many things that shape the direction of our path as we go through life. For me books hav...
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Making the grade (or not!)
"Parenthood is a perpetual compromise between neglect and pushing.The last thing you want to do with anything that matters to you-art, books, wildlife-is to ram it down their throats." My Natural History  by Simon Barnes I'm forever coming across parents (a...
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Flower Power - it lifts the spirit!
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The Power of Nature
Yesterday I walked round the garden. It's 1.5 acres and fairly overgrown so it's often difficult to appreciate the work I've done this year. I've read so many articles recently on the benefits of being at one with nature and it's true.Whenever I spend time ...
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How do you remind your Autistic child to eat?
We went out for a meal on Thursday, Google, myself, my husband, his siblings, his grandparents and his aunt, that is.Google was excited.He'd known about it for weeks and accepted that a hair cut and a bath would be necessary the day before, without hesitati...
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Seven weeks of Freedom!
Life is so unpredictable.As I drove home today I passed two highland cows walking along the grass verge,I did a double take and smiled.It's moments like this that you realise that it's the little things that make you happy. It's been a tiring week. My daugh...
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