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Busy doing nothing

How does one go about running away with the circus?

I love that expression.  My Mum always used to say it when people were negative about my countless surprising decisions, “Blimey, it’s not as if you’re running away with the circus”.   518 more words

Home Education


This morning I struggled with the desire to whip my kids into shape. Make them eat what I want them to eat, so I can be organized and manage my day. 297 more words

Social Media, the perils

I’ve been on the wrong side of some of the home educating posts a few times over the last few weeks. With varying arguments occurring on these sites, it’s easy to see why people leave and why people stay far away. 374 more words

Learning to Trust the Process

When our daughter was born 4 years ago I had never heard of Unschooling. It wasn’t too long though that I was knee deep in the Unschooling online world, which seemed a natural progression from Attachment Parenting (another term and concept I learned about after my daughter was born). 1,229 more words

Radical Unschooling

Parenting Through Triggers

Before I had children I had no idea what being a parent meant. No one explained the details of what is really required of you. No one talks about the challenges you’ll face when you’re exhausted, frustrated and going on your third day of not showering. 1,165 more words

Radical Unschooling

Staying in the Moment

Puzzle Pieces, The Five Minute Journal & The 90 Second Rule.

As I watch myself growing older partnered with the enormous life shattering experiences I’ve had to this point, I find myself in a place where things seem to be speeding up. 777 more words

Radical Unschooling


I have a countdown in my head. It’s one of my magic powers.

Acquired over painstaking years, it is a very accurate measure of exactly what my children will and will not be able to manage. 466 more words