Sleep Freedom: Letting Kids Find Their Own Sleep Pattern
Editors Note: As Stephanie Waldron points out in this article, it’s important for people (and yes, people includes children), to find their own natural sleep rhythym. As parents we can help our kids with that, instead of forcing a schedule on them. Instead of thinking about how to get kids to sleep, find ways to guide them towards listening to their bodies.
Ever since our kids were born they have made their own sleep times. As babies I never tried...
Snapshot Of An Unschooling Family
Written by Sylvia Toyama
I was asked by a friend who is relatively new to the idea of unschooling, “You don’t do any instruction? What do you do?” I replied that we live full lives, with our kids, and that we talk a lot. When asked about math or history, I replied that those topics come up along the way. Then I shared some recent examples of what we talk about and do.
That conversation got me thinking, what do we do? Every year in late...