’16 Kids and Counting’ – The Sullivan Family One Year On

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    Don’t miss the 2017 update at the end of this post Our two episodes of ’16 Kids and Counting’ have now been aired once again in the UK, as well as in many countries all over the world. It has been over a year since they were originally shown and almost two years… Read More

Sew, a needle pulling thread… the large family way!

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    Eddie is our resident crafter. He always has several projects on the go and his creativity and imagination knows no bounds. This morning he set about making himself an eye mask.     As with pretty much anything in this house, curious siblings quickly gathered to see what was going on and whether… Read More

Long-Term Travel with Kids? What About the Children’s Educations?

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      A few people have wondered what happens to the children’s educations during our two month trip around Italy and France. ‘I’m not allowed to take my child out of school for two months!  Why can you?’ Home education doesn’t mean that you need to be at home in order to educate, or… Read More

Thinking of home education? Your main questions answered

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    We have had so many queries from people wanting to find out more about home education that I thought it might be easier to put a reply on here. If any other home educators would like to add anything please do. As we know, there is no right or wrong way to home… Read More

How things look in our house this morning

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  Whilst the majority of parents are busy getting the children ready for school, I thought I’d share what our house looked like at 8.15 this morning.               What were you doing at 8.15 this morning?   Don’t forget that you can catch up with our family again tonight… Read More

Home education: The main information in one place

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      When we knew 16 Kids and Counting wanted to follow the home educating aspect of our life I felt quite apprehensive.  Well, I felt apprehensive in general, but felt so with regards to home ed as I wanted to do it the justice it deserved and I didn’t feel ’15 Kids…’ did… Read More