AussieHomeschool Closing Down 11/14/2019All good things must come to an end and AussieHomeschool is no different. It is with much sadness yet even more necessity that this must be so. As of Sunday evening, 17/11/2019 the Discussion Forums will close. The Classifieds, for now although not indeterminate, will continue as is. Why is this happening now? In all honesty, it probably should have happened many years ago but I created this forum, which originally a homeschool classifieds forum for Aussies, about 20 years or so ago. I, along with others for whom I am gratefully indebted to, have spent many, many hours sweating, laughing, praying, crying, writing, apologising, pleading and speaking about this wonderful place. In this day and age of Social Media, along with our ages and therefore differernt stages of life, it is simply not viable in any way for it to continue. You may think differently and that's okay - you honestly have to have lived through some of the dramas and learning opportunities that we all have to truly appreciate why we have the standards that we do - they were borne out of necessity and not undertaken lightly. Much blood, sweat and tears have been spilt over this place. Even more friendships, learning, debate, love, prayer and great times have been had becuase of AussieHomeschool. No one could ever be more thankful for it than I.
I understand you may feel frustration or even anger and for that I apologise, I feel you. But now it is YOUR time to go out and spread the word of home education and its benefits. Share YOUR story, tell those you know and don't know about homeschooling and what is has done for your family. On behalf of John (my long suffering and patient husband), myself and the ENTIRE moderating team over the many years - I THANK YOU and WISH YOU ALL THE VERY BEST IN ALL YOUR ENDEAVOURS. God Bless, Susan (HomeGrownKids / AussieHomeschool)
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Hello, Here's some novelty & non-fiction books that we have laughed over and pored over - now ready to pass on to new families. (thanks to my DD for typing them all up, including the blurbs!). Postage not included. American Girl Tiny Treasures: amazing miniatures you can make hb fc $2 You’ll have fun turning everyday items into dozens of amazing miniatures. American Girl OOPS! The Manners Guide for girls pb gc $3 Life’s full of new experiences and sticky situations. Where can you find the help you need? RIGHT HERE! Fascinating Facts And Curious Questions (Capella) hb gc $2 Amazing animals, nutty names, laughable laws, interesting people & entertaining trivia – a little gem of a book for questioning minds. Change the world For 10 Bucks pb gc $2 This Book contains 50 simple everyday actions that are easy enough for anyone to do. And if enough of us actually do them, we really will change the world. Bedtime Math (1) (Laura Overdeck / illus. Jim Palliot) hb AS NEW $5 Inside this book, families will find fun mischief-making maths problems. Kids Random Acts Of Kindness pb gc $2 The selection of children’s acts of kindness, written in their own words, reminds us of the joyful role that kindness can play in our lives. Cats Among The Toys (Lesley Anne Ivory) hb wdj ec $5 These gloriously illustrated cats are found frisking and playing on antique rugs and terracotta tiles amongst vintage toys. The Big Earth Book Lonely Planet Kids hb *NEW* $10 Planet Earth. Four Elements. One Amazing Story. Scholastic Pocket Dictionary (2005) pb fc $3