GUEST BLOGGER Flo Gascon, longtime unschooler shares what many home educating parents have been thinking when their news is filled with comments about how children need to return to school “for their mental health.” The conversation around reopening schools has turned to the question of mental health. As in, “Kids must return to school for Read More
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…
Join us for the May Workshop: Why do I Keep Wanting Curriculum?
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
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
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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