Global view of homeschooling

Homeschooling is legal in many countries around the world. It is interesting to see that some of the most prevalent homeschooling countries include Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK, India and USA. Some countries have highly regulated homeschooling systems that are an extension of the school system.  Yet in other countries like Germany, Brazil and Turkey, […]

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Choosing the right Tutor Centre

Homeschooling  is based on the principles of honesty and integrity as there is a lot of flexibility and trust that the happens around how exams and assessments are conducted up to the level of grade 10 – in the FET phase things become a lot more serious and rigid.  Unfortunately this system can be open […]


Comparing Kids

Comparison is a common approach that parents adopt to ascertain the performance of their children. Parents always want to know if their child’s academic or sporting achievements are ‘normal’, better or excellent versus those of their peers, family and friends.  Parents will give examples of other children or siblings accomplishments as a way to motivate […]

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Family Pets

There are so many benefits that pets provide for kids and the whole family, but it is a big responsibility that needs careful consideration.  Kids always get wrapped up in the idea of owning a new pet, but it’s up to parents to make sure the experience is a positive one and that the pets […]

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Distracted Parenting And How It Affects You And Your Child

We always hear how bad too much screen time is for the kids, but when it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about their kids screen time – and more about their own! Our society is reaching peak criticism of digital devices – smart phones in particular – that are always close on […]


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