11 - Shikira Alleyne
Listen in as host Makeba Garraway talks with home educator and creative Shikira Alleyne, about:
- Her journey from teacher to home educator, and the reasons behind that transition
- Helping her son rebuild his self-confidence and manage big emotions more skilfully once he was out of school
- The evolution of their home education journey moved from very structured to more child-led
- The nuts and bolts of how she transitioned from full time work to launching a business while being on maternity leave and home educating
- How she uses art and creativity as tools to promote and improve wellbeing and mental health, in herself and others.
- Embracing and learning from the messy and imperfect nature of home education to combat her perfectionist tendencies.
Find Shikira online:
Instagram/ Twitter: @kre8iveshack
Links discussed in the show:
Artist Adebayo Bolaji: http://officialade.com/index.html
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Music: Intro/outro/ interlude - produced & arranged by Soliheen: www.soundcloud.com/soliheen