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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
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
If you’re new to homeschooling and wandering through your unschooling friend’s home, you may wonder, “Where’s the school room?” You might expect to find a designated room set up to mimic a classroom – perhaps some ABC border up near the ceiling or a chalkboard or workbooks brightly displayed in a color-coded IKEA shelf. Not 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
Do you wonder if you’re doing enough? Do you wonder what other unschoolers’ days look like? Is there even such a thing as “typical?” This is one of the most common questions people who are just starting out ask – and the hardest to answer. Every unschooling family’s day looks different – different locations with Read More
Pam Sorooshian, mom of three grown-up homeschooled daughters, was an economics and statistics college professor in Southern California. Now she spends her days hanging out with her grandchildren and playing games with friends and family. Math Myth Number 1: Males are naturally better at math than females. It is very easy to find evidence that Read More
Pam Sorooshian shares how we can think more creatively about mathematics.
Are you looking for some new game ideas? Maybe game-playing is kind of new for you? Many unschooling families play a lot of games. So we asked the members of the Unschooling Mom2Mom Radical Parenting group to share their favorites. Some people shared the ages of their children while a few gave some quick reasons Read More
We’ve all read enough parenting books to know that comparing children is a bad thing. Maybe we’ve even been the victim of this kind of parenting ourselves? So when it comes to unschooling our kids, why do we continue to make comparisons between our children and other people’s children? My son isn’t reading at the Read More
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Are you a list maker? Deb Rossing encourages you to think of yourself as The Keeper of Possibilities!
Are you new to unschooling and you’re not so sure about it? Maybe you’ve heard some of these mischaracterizations about unschooling, and it really makes you hesitant? Or maybe you have family members that aren’t on board, and you hear these myths fairly often? You’ve come to the right place! After 20+ years (yes, my Read More
Is this LEGAL?? Yes! It is! In all 50 states as well as my countries around the world. Learn more about the Legal Requirements Deschooling What is it and is it something I need to do? We have a collection of articles that will help you undo the schoolish notions in your head. Read More Read More