So what do you DO if you’re not working your way through a curriculum? I’m so glad you asked! Here are my suggestions…
What do you do when your own parents are anti-unschooling? Solutions for how to cope with this situation.
Join us for the May Workshop: Why do I Keep Wanting Curriculum?
Lots of people worry about how to create transcripts – especially unschoolers. How do you translate Real Life into some educational language? Especially if you’ve spent the entire time living as if school and all of its trappings don’t matter! First, let me reassure you, school trappings – grades, courses, subjects, GPAs – none of Read More
Deb Lewis shares a few advantages she noticed unschooling her son over the years. She provides some insight into some of the criticisms that occasionally surface about unschooling too. There are advantages, profound and beautiful, silly and fun, to letting your child skip school, every day, for thirteen years. As you’ll see, some of Read More
Being the stay-at-home parent can sound lovely… especially if you were working outside the home before. But now that you’re home in ISOLATION with the kids, it’s not quite like what we had envisioned. Homeschooling and unschooling parents have had their lives turned upside down as well, with no community activities available and everyone suddenly Read More
We all have two choices – let fear guide us, or lean into the love. Read Sue’s takeaways about what to remember as you’re unschooling your kids.
New Year’s Resolutions were always problematic for me. Great hopes – often unrealistic – would soon lead to disappointment and guilt for not following through. So then the “Choose Your Word” idea rolled in inviting us to ditch the Resolutions that were really only wishes with no workable strategy or plan. But choosing a word… Read More
Looking for some practical ideas on how one actually sets up an Unschooling Home? Sue Patterson’s blogpost will show you how to do this!
by Issa Waters You’ve heard of unschooling, and you are ready to choose it for your family. You might even have started calling yourselves unschoolers already. But there’s this other word tripping you up. Deschooling. Deschooling is the first step to unschooling. Sadly, it’s often overlooked. Without deschooling parents have a much harder time unschooling. Read More
Unschooling in New York? Amy Milstein shares suggestions for how to meet the state requirements.
Guest Blogger, Alexis Hall, shares vacation planning tips for budget-minded unschooling families
Guest blogger, Belinda Bonham Carter, noticed how many stories exist about how technology disconnects us, its ill effects and how gaming in particular can be harmful. This story is not that perspective. Sixteen months ago, relatively new to homeschooling, I took an online discussion/seminar class focusing on child-led learning. During the class the subject of Read More
Michelle Conaway shows us how technology may be changing how we view socialization. Parents may not be aware of all the skills kids are learning while they’re playing games and interacting with friends online. It is hard to believe, but one of the most asked questions of homeschoolers is still about socialization. How will they learn Read More
You love the idea of unschooling, but your spouse isn’t convinced it’s the best option. Maybe you’ve been joining groups and reading blogs and you’re SOO onboard – it makes total sense. But he (though it’s not always the “he”) isn’t interested in really reading much about it. After all, he’s working extra hours so Read More