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
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
Families choose to unschool for soo many reasons! Here are a few that I’ve heard over the last couple of decades: Children have much more time to spend pursuing their interests. Children won’t have to shelve their interests and believe they are “less than” so they can complete the work that someone else says matters Read More
Are you a list maker? Deb Rossing encourages you to think of yourself as The Keeper of Possibilities!
All kids can thrive with unschooling. But some PARENTS may have a rougher time embracing it.
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
People write a lot about the benefits of letting kids be bored. And while that may give kids the opportunity to figure things out, I tend to want to help them when they are uncomfortable. My family was an average suburban middle class family. In the beginning, my kids went to school just like everyone else. Read More
Let’s put this concept that Unschooling equals Unparenting to rest once and for all. Ok? People have been saying this for decades. And those same people usually have no first-hand knowledge about unschooling. Or perhaps they’ve witnessed one family having a rough time. Let’s try to remember a few things: Do people parent differently? Of course. Do Read More