My Top 10 Advantages (and some Criticisms) About Unschooling

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

Goodbye 2019 – Hello 2020!

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

Setting Up an Unschooling Home

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

Are Boy Really Better than Girls at Math?

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