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Meet Yourself in the Middle

If you read my blog you probably already know that I am a type A person who is working very, very hard  to be less stringent with my type A-ness. 1,037 more words

General Musings

Abundance and what happened when I said yes more

When I started reading about unschooling, one piece of advice which came up a lot was ‘say yes more’. If the child really wants something, why not say yes? 1,797 more words


Homeschool Philosophies - Which One Fits You and Your Child?

As you consider homeschooling, you may be trying to decide on which approach or philosophy fits your child and family. Do you like things relaxed and informal, or do you prefer a more structured approach? 589 more words

Charlotte Mason


Loneliness is a terrible feeling. Yet most people know it. Loneliness is an emotion that can manifest itself physically making the person who experiences it overwhelmed by sadness and desparation. 833 more words

Accepting Who You Are

College After Unschooling

What about college?

How can you allow your child to learn whatever he wants and then get into college?

You need to teach your child that he has to learn/do things that he does not want to learn/do. 1,373 more words


It's unschooling, not a miracle cure.

Recently I have noticed a trend in unschooling groups towards suggesting that if one unschools well, other problems in your life will disappear. Mental health problems will no longer require treatment, children will no longer have special needs, unhappy marriages will be happier. 498 more words

Special Needs

Igniting the Spark

one kid, two adults, four cats, unlimited amounts of love, laughter and coffee.

we unschool, we explore, we go on adventures, we stay home and watch other people play video games on youtube. 9 more words