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(Last updated May 2013)

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Refresh Conference

Note: This conference is not organised by SHEAF - we are passing along an invitation that reached us through the grapevine.

You are invited to our day conference, "Refresh" in Nelson on the 31 October.
You can go to our website to find out more about it. http://www.homeschoolblogger.com/newzealand/733591/

We are so looking forward to seeing you there. This is a conference for mothers only, but if you are breastfeeding, you are welcome to come with your baby. This will be a day for you to be encouraged in your homeschooling journey. Looking forward to seeing you. With love from The Refresh Team

Hello from Nelson,
I would like to invite all home educating mums in your area to a conference we are having locally. We would love to meet others who are walking on a similar road. Please be so kind as to circulate this invitation to all your members. Perhaps by car pooling it would cut costs and make it possible. Billets are available. Look forward to hearing from other S Island home schooling mums.
Kind regards,
Karen Dawson
PS please forward this on to any other groups you know of in the S Island. Many thanks.


  1. Is this seriously for mothers only? Not parents? Surely men are not excluded from this conference?

  2. Hi Tanya,

    I just emailed the conference organisers to check this for you.

    This is a women's retreat particularly for home educating mothers.

    For more info, see their website.