It is now over twenty years since Floyd Risser, who was the A.C.E. representative for Australia and New Zealand, asked me if I would set up a second home school agency in New Zealand. I had worked alongside my husband, Robert, (the then A.C.E. NZ coordinator) as we set up schools in Maungaturoto, Snells [...]
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A friend of mine sends her daughter to a Christian preschool. She was horrified when a staff member told her she was damaging her child because she only came to preschool for one session a week! Why is it suddenly damaging for a child to spend the majority of her time at home with her [...]
I am sure I am not the only one who feels that each year passes faster than the last one and that I am barely into a new year when hey ho we’re planning for Christmas again! However, I have decided that it really doesn’t matter how quickly the time passes as long as I [...]
This Christmas is the 200 year anniversary of the Gospel being preached in this land! As we survey the last 200 years there is much that is grievous, especially in regards to relationships between those of European descent and those of Māori descent. There is also great hope and joy if we also take the [...]
One of the most commonly raised objections to homeschooling is the issue of socialisation. People often think that if a family is going to homeschool their children that the children are not going to have normal interaction with other people and grow up to be socially inept. Here are some things to consider: Why have [...]