Have you ever seen those quotes that state “every child is gifted, they just unwrap their packages at different times”? Well this next statement may make you cringe…. That quote makes me cringe! Indeed every child is special and has different gifts, but not every child is gifted. I suspect that most parents of gifted… Continue reading Giftedness – what does it mean and what does it look like?
In my previous post I mentioned that we decided to homeschool J when she was around two years old as I simply could not see her thriving in a classroom environment. In fact, I was certain it would crush her spirit. And I so wanted her to remain the curious, passionate, intensely focused learner that… Continue reading Why we homeschool
Wow! My first blog post! Ok well, a little more about us and what The Free Children is about… We are a homeschooling family of four living in Australia. Our children are very young (five and one) so I suppose official homeschooling is yet to begin but not a lot will change to how we… Continue reading Welcome to The Free Children!