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from Mail Online

Parents take two daughters out of school for a year-long adventure

The parents home schooled their daughters as they visited 12 countries, pictured at Ayers Rock, also known as Uluru, in central Australia

Holcombe, Glenlyon (central Victoria), was first taken up by pioneer pastoralist, Laurence Roston. The son of a wealthy Lancashire cotton manufacturer, he had disgraced himself by marrying a mill worker. He took his wife and daughter to Rio de Janeiro where he made a fortune, but on returning home to find his parents disapproval unchanged, he went to Australia where he amassed a second fortune as a grazier. He established Holcombe (named after a Lancashire village) in the headwaters of the…

from Parenting Central

I’m better at Parenting than I am at Adulting

Do you ever feel like you're not really a proper adult? Is there anything you think adults should be able to do, but you can't (like turning on the central heating)? Rachel shares her thoughts on being an adult. http://parentingcentral.com.au/im-better-at-parenting-than-i-am-at-adulting/

Lakeside Homestead, Pomborneit Nth (181km SW of Melbourne). The selection was purchased in 1866 by John and Thomas Baker, who'd arrived from Ireland with their parents in 1851. John established a Lincoln sheep stud on the property and built a modest weatherboard house, replaced in 1908 by the present Federation style homestead. Designed by local architect Michael McCabe, it is solid brick (35,000 bricks were used) and has a central tower with candle-snuffer roof.

We are a homeschool family from Midwestern USA living in Brisbane Australia for a year and a half. Join me as we submerge ourselves in the Brissie culture, explore the adventures of homeschooling, secular parenting, AND this wonderful part of the world. The focus of my blog is switching from a central theme of homeschooling to a more broad theme of PARENTING. Stick around and see how that plays out.