We’ve all read enough parenting books to know that comparing children is a bad thing. Maybe we’ve even been the victim of this kind of … Continue reading
Letting go of schoolish ways can sometimes leave families feeling like they have a void. This feeling is often even stronger if this is your first year to … Continue reading
For some, unschooling makes perfect sense. Learning what you want, when you want, and staying with it until you’re no longer interested – or something else beckons your curiosity. People who have a natural tendency to want to know more usually fall into unschooling easily.
My husband was like this. … Continue reading
Here we go again…
August is particularly difficult for some families – especially if they’re new to homeschooling/unschooling. Everywhere they look they’re … Continue reading
Are you new to unschooling and you’re not so sure about it?
Maybe you’ve heard some of these mischaracterizations about unschooling, … Continue reading
So many kids have been struggling with school! For some it’s the bullying, the pressure to perform, the over-emphasis on testing, the sleep deprivation – the … Continue reading
Deschooling is a word that’s often tossed about in homeschooling/unschooling circles. But before long, it’s relegated to the back burner when worries about curriculum choices, ACT/SAT tests, or … Continue reading
The learning curve can be steep as we try to embrace so many new concepts about learning and parenting. But fear not! We have 10 PRACTICAL solutions that can really help your days go more smoothly. And remember, everyone doesn’t always do this perfectly! We have our “off days.” But … Continue reading
When we first start to think about unschooling, it’s scary for most of us. We’re so used to relying on “experts” to handle everything. … Continue reading
Fall 2017 just got even MORE exciting!
Whether you’re new to unschooling or you just need a little more support – check this out!
The Creating Confidence private group will be going through the Chaos to Confidence materials week … Continue reading
Do you wish you could break down the barriers between you and your teenager? Maybe those speed bumps are starting to show up in your pre-teen or even younger!
My best guess is that you’re trying to control something that isn’t even within your power to do! Kids resist control … Continue reading
People write a lot about the benefits of letting kids be bored. And while that may give kids the opportunity to figure things out, I tend … Continue reading
Here we are in the final countdown if you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, the Yule or Kwanzaa!
Several people have asked for suggestions on new traditions they could create … Continue reading
Let’s put this concept that Unschooling equals Unparenting to rest once and for all.
People have been saying this for decades. And those same people usually have no first-hand knowledge about unschooling. Or perhaps they’ve … Continue reading
December is a cozy time of year! Instead of stressing about the holiday gifts and get-togethers, let’s lean into the idea of building a lovely nest for our families. Nest-building … Continue reading