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
Would you like to unschool your teenager?
Are you not sure if that’s really a good idea?
I have something special for you!
Lots of parents feel the urge to get their kids to “buckle down” when it comes to the teen years.
Fear grips us and … Continue reading
So, you’ve ditched the curriculum and lesson plans, and now what? You’re twiddling your thumbs?
I doubt that very much!
But I was thinking about what kids need to know before they move into adulthood. What do I wish I had been … Continue reading
For years, we’ve heard other parents say,
“A house full of teens? Good luck!”
And they wander away shaking their head, as if you’ve already lost some battle.
True, the teenage years are full of heightened emotions, raging hormones, … Continue reading
I know. Some of these seem like total blasphemy. That’s because we’ve been sold a bill of goods that simply isn’t true. But these are the facts. And now that you … Continue reading
These five tips will help you no matter what you face on your homeschooling journey – and beyond, really. Sometimes we can get so caught up in … Continue reading
I’m so excited to share this fabulous show with you!
I interviewed Jared Martin, Rose Sorooshian-Harrington and Michael Patterson for this 2-hour live show, For the Love of Learning. I’ve known all three of these young people since they were very little – and one is even my … Continue reading
I’m hosting a program that will be live-streamed on Monday(April 18, 2016) in the evening. It’s called FOR THE LOVE OF LEARNING and is typically hosted by Lainie Liberti. She is homeschooling her own teen and has been traveling around the world for … Continue reading
Here’s a look at the adorable cabin where I spent my weekend and wrote this post! I was at the Texas Unschoolers’ Conference in the beautiful Hill Country – surrounded by families who wanted to invest their time and money in creating connections … Continue reading
A lot of articles are circulating about teens getting into college. What I think is really interesting for the homeschooling/unschooling community is that many of these articles are discussing how the path to college is … Continue reading
Whether you’re just starting out, unsure about your homeschooling “method,” or struggling along the path, these 12 tips may be just what you need to help you focus on what really matters. There’s no reason to reinvent the wheel. … Continue reading
I heard Peter Gray speak at the Texas Unschoolers’ Conference last spring. I’d heard him speak before, but this time seemed different. He’s a very casual speaker, sitting on the table and sharing what he knows about children, … Continue reading
If you’re worried about how you (and your teen!) are going to survive the teen years together – this book is for you! Over the years, I asked young people who didn’t go to school, the questions that I’ve … Continue reading
I want to get down to the basics. Simplify. And what do I want? More joy. More happiness. Who doesn’t, right?
So I’ve been reading some easy ways to bring happiness to the forefront of … Continue reading