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Talking To, And About Your Child Respectfully

It seems everywhere today, from tv news, to print, and even sit-coms, parents are being offered advice on how to talk to their kids. This advice usually comes with an agenda. How to talk to your kids so they’ll listen to you; so they’ll tell you what they’re up to; so they’ll take you seriously; so you can keep them safe; how to get them to do what you tell them and not do what you tell them not to...

The Unschooling Haircut

While this may sound silly to some, brave to others and completely and outright ridiculous to most, I allowed my 17 year old daughter, at her request, to give me  a hair cut. After all we are unschoolers, we believe in learning freely, experiencing one’s quest and desires openly, in the comfort and love of one’s kitchen. Her vision was supported by mine, her history of the task limited to dolls, but I agreed and told her...

Living the Unschooling Life

Living and learning is a natural state of being. We live, we learn, it really is that simple. It is complicated by schooling – school interferes with learning. My family has been unschooling for 10 years now, since our oldest was 6. We live our lives without school, we don’t separate life into subjects. Everything is connected, one thing leads to another, and connections are constantly being made in our brains. We...

Unschooling On Google Plus

If you’re an unschooler, or an unschooling parent, please add the link to your Google Plus account to this directory. This directory is only for unschoolers and only for your Google Plus account. Unschooling on Google Plus 1. Link Title: This is the text that will be displayed, your name or channel name 2. Email Address: Required but not displayed 3. URL: Please link directly to your Google Plus account (anything else...

Unschooling? How Will They Learn?

It’s a question unschoolers hear relatively often. Grandparents, friends, sometimes neighbors ask “but if they don’t go to school, how will they learn …. to read? … to do math? … about history? What about social skills?” Often, those questions are a reflection of how little the adult asking remembers of what they learned during their own time in school. I’ve sometimes asked why...

Unschooling on YouTube

If you’re an unschooler, or an unschooling parent, please add the link to your YouTube channel to this directory. If you have more than one channel, feel free to add them all. This directory is only for unschoolers and only for your YouTube account. Your YouTube channel DOES NOT have to be about unschooling specifically, YOU have to be an unschooler though. Unschooling on YouTube 1. Link Title: This is the text that will...

Unschooling, TV And Trust

While clearing out some old files on google docs, I came across this and thought it would be helpful to share it. It was written by the very wise Pam Sorooshian, who helped me when I began unschooling more than she probably realises. Instead of putting our focus on whether or not the kids are watching too much tv, we can put our focus on supporting their interests and offering them lots and lots of possible experiences. If...