It’s a cold morning, though the snow has mostly melted. The lack of snow means there’s not a lot of … Continue Reading Snapshot of an Unschool Morning
At one point I probably would have assumed that with six kids in the house, at least two of them … Continue Reading Why WALL E loves EVE – The Perspectives Of Children
Sharks, sharks, sharks. His life revolves around them.
She told me one day that she was going to learn to read.
Some thoughts on why I write and what it means to me.
A large latte, an interesting book, and some good weather. Sometimes that all it takes to regain some mental sanity … Continue Reading Reading While They Play
Unschooling might seem a bit intimidating at first. Here are a few steps that break it down.
A story of a sudden unschooling moment on an ordinary day.
Big families are a lot of work, and so are small families.
Growing up gorilla is just like any kind of growing up. You make mistakes. You play. You learn. You do it all over again.
The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate
His interests are myriad. He’s fascinated by science generally, physics and electricity more specifically. He loves space, and for years he … Continue Reading Unschooler, Age 9
Today was a typical day for our Unschoolers. Today we woke up without any plans, except to live our lives. … Continue Reading A Day in the Life of Unschoolers
Most people seem to have favorite colors. And for some reason a lot of people have strong ideas about what … Continue Reading A Boy and His Favorite Color
Originally posted on The Dad Hatter:
Picture books are one of the great joys of life for both children and parents. In…
“But how will they learn math? Don’t you worry about math?” Those are the most common questions people ask when … Continue Reading What About Math?