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New Social Networking Site for Home Educators

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beanpip Tue 28-Apr-09 11:21:14

I just posted this on "How to find other HE-ers" but thought I'd give post it seperately too.. hope you don't mind!

A couple of us have started a new social network on Ning for UK Home Educators... http://ukhefriends.ning.com/ ... and we'd love you all to join us!

We felt there was a desperate need for home-educators to be able to get together and socialise in a friendly, private, yet inclusive environment. On this network we hope that people will be able to make friends, either in their local area or anywhere they're interested in, and organise meet-ups relevent to their family's needs.

The group is private, so non-members will not be able to view or participate in any way.

Hope to see you there!

CherryChoc Tue 28-Apr-09 11:22:41

That's a great idea - I'd love to join something like this when my DS is a bit older if we do decide to HE. Is it free?

julienoshoes Tue 28-Apr-09 13:57:36

beanpip, that's great-but I can't make the link work!

beanpip Tue 28-Apr-09 17:20:30

julienoshoes - hmmm that's weird because it is definitely the correct name and spelling.

Here it is again...

http://ukhefriends.ning.com/

Hope you can join us!

beanpip Tue 28-Apr-09 18:27:10

CherryChoc - yes its free woohoo!!

Yurtgirl Tue 28-Apr-09 20:08:01

beanpip - I will sign up too when I get round to it

Yurtgirl Tue 28-Apr-09 20:09:27

I cant get the link to work either - I googled it too, which just listed this thread!!!

Kayteee Tue 28-Apr-09 20:13:43

I copied and pasted, it worked for me.

Great idea beanpip smile thank you.

Yurtgirl Tue 28-Apr-09 20:26:25

Thanks for the tip kaytee - I have signed up

beanpip Tue 28-Apr-09 20:43:50

Gee sorry about the link - thats a bit weird isn't it! Thanks for the help Kayteee!

So excited you could all join!

Kayteee Tue 28-Apr-09 21:07:16

Tadaarrr

Yurtgirl Tue 28-Apr-09 21:45:07

Beanpip - thankyou so much for starting this site

It feels like a lifeline
I have just seen my profile on there and your lovely message and am now crying heaps

The last few months have been so difficult for ds. Today was a final straw for him really. He was shouting and kicking the teachers at school

He says if I send him tommorrow he is going to make sure he gets sent to the head so he can kick her really hard

Me thinks my mumsnet addiction will now be shared between here and your lovely site

I havent figured out quite how it all works yet - it seems easy enough though. I havent found the HE Special list easy at all so your great site is marvellous for me

gush gush gush with happiness

julienoshoes Tue 28-Apr-09 22:36:28

Your 'Tadaarr' link worked!
Have joined up!

beanpip Wed 29-Apr-09 08:20:57

Oh Yurtgirl - you poor thing - and your poor little guy. Oh god its totally heartbreaking what schools can do to some children. Is he OK today? Are you going to send him back or just keep him off school from now on? If you need to talk feel free to contact me here or on the UKHEFriends site OK? xx

Kayteee Thu 07-May-09 22:56:33

bump

poopscoop Fri 08-May-09 06:59:20

just clicked link to sign up and all i got was a blank page saying we are taking short break.

Kayteee Fri 08-May-09 08:11:42

poopscoop,
it's up and running now...well for me anyway smile

nappyelite Fri 08-May-09 08:27:00

May I join too please?

siblingrivalry Fri 08-May-09 08:29:42

Me too, please smile

Kayteee Fri 08-May-09 09:42:29

Just go straight there and sign in...

Bubble99 Wed 27-May-09 06:54:07

I've signed up too.

Thanks for this smile

Fillyjonk Sun 31-May-09 16:07:43

have signed up too!

seems like a really nice site and growing fast!

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