Why is it that some parents feel they need to be so harsh?
I guess they’re afraid their kids (or someone else’s) are going to catch a break or take advantage of them or … 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
Sometimes it helps to get really clear what we believe about unschooling. Here’s my list of 25 items that are important in my own personal Unschooler’s Manifesto.
Would you add … Continue reading
Whew! You wrapped up another school year and I know some of you are wondering if you’ve really got it in you to do this all over … Continue reading
A lot of people have been enjoying their kids throughout the holiday break and are NOT looking forward to sending them back to school. And this isn’t just the parents, … Continue reading
This time of year, the whole country is focused on giving up playtime and getting kids ready to go back to school. Some homeschoolers/unschoolers take advantage of the sales, others plan their own NOT-Back-to-School parties, and others head off on adventures with … Continue reading
Normally, I don’t write anti-school blogposts. Many wonderful families who love their children use the school system and many more see school as their ticket to the American Dream. … Continue reading
You can’t miss it. “Back to School” ads. “School Clothes” shopping. Even conversations among complete strangers who run into each other at the grocery store, eagerly anticipating their child being away from them soon. It’s August, and there’s so much excitement surrounding … Continue reading