Do Unschoolers do Valentine’s Day? They sure do!
Are you an unschooler on Clubhouse? Or maybe you’re on the app but curious about unschooling? Find out more here!
Would you LIKE to spend more time enjoying the holidays with your family? But you’re worried about them falling behind in their learning? Sue shares all the ways that traditional subjects weave throughout regular holiday activities!
Guest Blogger, Julie Mink Schiffman, shares her response to the question that comes up repeatedly, “How much is too much technology?”
A piece of you wants to unschool – whatever that actually IS. But fear holds you back. It doesn’t have to though.
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…
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
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
Guest Blogger, JJ Ross, Ed.D., originally wrote this article in 2014 for a collection on the topic of reading in the Homeschooler Post. Unschooling Mom2Mom is happy to be able to share her work here.
In thinking about writing this article and pondering an appropriate title, I kept coming back to a song that was written for an Off Broadway show a few years back. The song is called “Die Vampire Die” and it’s about all the people (the vampires) who try to suck the life out of your creative Read More
Deschooling is a word that’s often tossed about in homeschooling/unschooling circles. But before long, it’s relegated to the back burner when worries about curriculum choices, ACT/SAT tests, or “gaps” appear in the kids’ learning. When people first leave the school system, I think one of the hardest things to do is relax into this new Read More
The learning curve can be steep as we try to embrace so many new concepts about learning and parenting. But fear not! We have 10 PRACTICAL solutions that can really help your days go more smoothly. And remember, everyone doesn’t always do this perfectly! We have our “off days.” But you dust yourself off, make Read More
Roxana Sorooshian, grown unschooler, shares her perspective on the common concern parents have about “screentime.” I read a lot on a Nook, the nook app on my iPhone, and as PDFs or text files on my laptop. Because I’m using a screen to access those books, they get put into the same category as all 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