This week, I spoke with a journalist who was working on an article for USA Today about unschooling. She specifically wanted to know what kinds of challenges unschoolers face. She described the readership as generally more interested in … 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
The term, Unschooling, often bothers people. They make the incorrect assumption that unschooling means anti-learning or anti-education. Far from it! It simply means that “the learning” may not look may not resemble the familiar ways we learned in a school.
I’ll have more here for you. But in the … 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
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
I guess I don’t really understand what “deschooling” is. I thought if we took a week of relaxing, we’d be ready to jump into unschooling. I feel like we’re not doing anything educational!
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, the kids have been dragging their feet and unhappy for … Continue reading
What are we all looking for?
More joy. More happiness. Right?
So I’ve been reading some easy ways to bring happiness to the forefront of my brain and I want to share it here … Continue reading