Snapshot of an Unschool Morning

It’s a cold morning, though the snow has mostly melted. The lack of snow means there’s not a lot of interest around the house in playing outside, so it’s an inside kind of day. Which also makes it a day full of spontaneous learning. Ensconced in the family reading chair on the other side of…

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I sacrificed myself to keep my daughter safe when I slipped on the ice. Now I’m sitting in the ER after a tetanus shot waiting on X-ray results and for someone to bandage my elbow. But she’s safe at home, happily napping.

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Hobbies and Unschooling

Part of the subtle art of Unschooling is finding ways to inspire your children and to help them find their interests. As a result, part of the ongoing process of Unschooling is exposing children to new ideas, topics and pursuits, but also to model a lifestyle of pursuing interests and hobbies. When children see their…

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To My Son

Hello Son. Allow me to introduce myself. I am your father. Of course you’ve already met me, in your fashion, but you don’t know me, and you don’t know what it means that I am your father. In time you’ll learn, but for right now you spend most of your time sleeping and eating, and cuddling…

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