Reposting a little bit of Christmas from our Home Ed days. Visit the original for a christmas giggle to put you in the mood!
In case you’re stuck for a book to give this Christmas thought I’d tempt you with a little Chrsitmassy extract from ‘A Funny Kind of Education’ – the heartfelt story of our family’s learning days at home, featuring several Christmas times..
“…With it being our third year of kids at home full time around Christmas you’d think we’d have engineered a plan for secrets. We decided we’d try honesty and appeal to their mature natures now that they were eleven and eight.
“Your dad and I are just going upstairs for a while and it’s important you don’t disturb us. Have you got things to do?”
“What for?” There was a little twinkle in Chelsea’s eye as she asked which reminded me distinctly of mum.
“It’s a secret,” I said smiling.
“A Christmas secret?” asked Charley also grinning now and knowing exactly what we were up to.
“Maybe,” said their…
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