Private Groups Get MORE!

  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

10 Tips to Help You Deschool

1  Focus on the Learning instead of the Teaching.
When you notice that you’re thinking about planning lessons, turning interesting movies into “educational experiences,” creating a cute school room in your house – these are all examples that you’re losing touch with the most important focus: The Learner and … Continue reading

8 Problems with Using Curriculum

Lots of people really like the idea of allowing children to learn freely. Unschooling philosophy sounds good, but when they haven’t completely deschooled, doubts and insecurities creep in. This list comes from the ideas in another blogpost, but sometimes a quick visual is helpful.

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Lean Into the Love

Parents with children older than mine would look at me when I expressed concerns and say, “Don’t worry,” or “They’ll figure it out.” Sometimes they’d tack on, “Just have fun with them.” They were so right. And I LOVE that they were!

Still, I worried about gaps. I worried … Continue reading

6 Steps to Parenting Teens and Young Adults

The internet is full of tips for parenting younger children. Either they expect that you’ve figured it all out by the time they’re teens, or you’ve just put up the white flag of surrender. Unschooling families tend to prioritize the relationships between parents and children, so hopefully this transition to … Continue reading