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What is wrong with people?!

I’ve lately been asked to help out a few different parents with homeschooling registrations and others with just general support as someone to talk to because they are feeling isolated with their kids’ special needs. It’s very rewarding helping out … Continue reading

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What to do when you are talking to ‘Anxiety’?

Well, this week was our first week of getting into extra curricular activities with other actual people. Trampoline went quite well on Monday. Yes, he argued and even got a little rude with the teacher, but she was able to … Continue reading

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It’s happened again, and it made me cry

Well, waking up this morning, I checked my messages as I often do. There was a very polite and to-the-point message from one of the Homeschooling activities we’ve attended a couple of times, informing me that she didn’t think her … Continue reading

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How’s the homeschooling going anyway?

Today we were visited by the Department of Education Homeschooling Division. A lovely lady came to assess my curriculum programme and my son’s work area to see whether we would be eligible to be registered for homeschooling for a year. … Continue reading

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A turn for the books!

Ok. So surprise! Guess where I am? Sydney airport! Yesterday saw my frustration with the NSW department of education rise out of the stratosphere! Long story short. They sent me the offer for a place for my son in that … Continue reading

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Why my brain takes up too much of my life

As another week has passed by and we trialled the first small dose of Fluoxetine (an antidepressant used for anxiety in children), I got to thinking. Now thinking is something I do often, and quite well, but the problem is … Continue reading

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Maths at home and other topics

Well, his first week of mainstream school didn’t go very well. He only had to do three days as they didn’t start until Tuesday, and Wednesday was a public holiday in Australia. He has definitely improved as he no longer … Continue reading

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