I was asked recently whether I feel we’re depriving our children by choosing to opt them out of school. Whether we believe we’ve removed the… Read More »Are we depriving our children by opting them out of school?
We’re taught very early on in life that ‘fitting in’ is a key strategy for making our way in the world. No one explicitly tells… Read More »Unschooling dissolves the need for children to ‘fit in’
In a few short months our little one will officially be school age. If we were enrolling her in a classroom her day-to-day life would… Read More »This is how a five year old’s life changes when they start school
Imagine a childhood built on a foundation of choice and meaning. A childhood with the time and space you need to follow your interests and… Read More »Imagine a childhood built on a foundation of choice and meaning
We can bundle our children into small rooms and push what someone has decided they should know at them, or we can open a door… Read More »Unschooling can end ‘the way things have always been done’
The statistics vary, but somewhere between 70% and 85% of people globally are unhappy in their job. That means most working people spend most of… Read More »Why are generations of children growing up believing it’s normal to work without meaning?
This is a super common worry for parents – unschooling and homeschooling seem great through childhood, but what will the impact of this path be… Read More »Will Unschooling or Homeschooling My Child Limit Their Options As An Adult? [VIDEO]
One of the most common questions we’re asked is: Where do you sit on the homeschooling — unschooling — radical unschooling spectrum? I dig through… Read More »Homeschooling vs Unschooling vs Radical Unschooling [VIDEO]
“Albert Einstein went through the school system, and the rest is history. Can you imagine how different the story might have been if his parents… Read More »Thank goodness Albert Einstein wasn’t unschooled!