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My relief

WE GOT the exemption. (See previous two posts.) Sighs of relief resound, but grumbles still abound. I could have got it so much more easily. I could have played their game. I could have said things like “Of course! I see it now! I should give my children spelling tests every week, because no-one can … Continue reading

Legality

My fault

Okay, it’s my own stupid fault I’m having so much trouble getting this exemption (see previous post). I just can’t make myself answer those people as if their worldview was right. They’re starting from the premise that children won’t learn unless an adult forces them to, and that the adult won’t do that unless bribed … Continue reading

Legality

My grumble

If you’re wondering why I haven’t blogged for a while, well, it’s because I’m in the thick of getting an exemption. (For my overseas readers – in New Zealand we have to apply to the local office of the Ministry of ‘Education’ for their gracious permission to bring up our own children. It’s pretty much … Continue reading