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And The Answer Is...

Hi! Sorry to leave you hanging! It’s been a very strenuous week! Let’s just pick up where we left off, shall we?

All of these words are descriptive of one over arching concept. 279 more words

Alternative Education

The Unschooled Lens - Week 40

After walking around hte Longmont Chalk Art Festival and th Rose Garden, they just had to rest.

After seeing two chalk art festivals this year, they’re quite fascinated by it. 94 more words


Precious Moments

I don’t think there is a mom out there that would tell you this stay at home/work from home motherhood thing is easy.

We have days that are easier than others, and days where all we want to do is be able to punch a clock and hang up our “mom” name tag for the day. 568 more words

The Ultimate Goal of Education?

Should it be this…

Or this?

As a parent…the choice is yours…every single day…

It is called RadiCool Unschooling.

It is actually much more challenging for the parent, but the results are worth it… 16 more words


Learning the 5 senses

Children are anything but predictable. Their minds flitter as a butterfly would in a garden of flowers, always curious and a fascination to behold.

One of the many advantages of child led learning is the opportunity for impromptu lessons that turn out much better than any meticulously planned one. 422 more words


tie dye weekend

We’ve tie dyed several times before and most of the kids clothes they dyed last time are too small so it was time to do another round. 396 more words


Homeschooling the easy and joyful way.

I don’t know what style of homeschooling that is occurring with us right now.  Are we to consider ourselves free range?  Unschooling?  I can’t list the other ideas such as Waldorf or Montessori because we use online lessons and media to educate although we also garden, do forest walks, and are learning other languages.   1,048 more words