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Homeschooling Teens: Catching Up with Charlotte

We are at a really good place in our lives at the moment.  I have three happy, confident and motivated teens, who are thriving and busy following their dreams.  The teen years aren't always the easiest to navigate and we have had our fair share of struggles.  But I watch us chatting together, joking together,…

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Angelicscalliwags Catch Up and Plans for Next Year: Charlotte

Charlotte has big plans this year which are almost completely opposite in nature to her twin sister's.  I find it so interesting that two girls who have rarely been apart in the past fifteen years, and have been brought up exactly the same, are so completely different in their personalities and interests.  Having finished her…

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Human Trafficking

My daughter, Charlotte, has written two books which have the theme of human trafficking running through them.  This is something she feels strongly about.  I have always known from the time of Charlotte's birth (where she 'should' have died but didn't) that if any of my children would change the world it would be her. …

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The Bane of my Life…..

I think it is so difficult being a teen these days.  Maybe it always was.  But the gamut of feelings surely must be intensified under the magnifying glass of social media.  It is a conundrum really as parents as to how much we allow.  I have a daily battle against the concerns of social media…

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When Your Teen Needs a Bit of a Boost…..

Confidence seems to be a big issue during these teen years as the older ones try to figure out the world around them and their place in it.  At one time or another each of my teens have needed something more than just our day to day parenting.  Something that shows them we understand their…

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