So in September I got G, who is ten, a six month tinker crate subscription. Yesterday his monthly box came, and a couple hours later he came to me very upset because he’d accidentally busted the supplied battery set-up. His dad is kind of handy with that stuff so I sent him to see if... Continue Reading →
Unschooled kids get to explore their interests at their leisure—and sometimes, to the benefit of all!
The written word is so ubiquitous in today's world; leave them to it and kids will pick it up all on their own!
There are many ways for a child to be introduced to new things--coercion doesn't have to be one of them.
As the educational establishment grapples with its sense of identity, some wisdom from Viola Spolin.
Although our lifestyle has made the transition to isolation during the covid-19 pandemic easier, we have active social lives that we’re missing like everyone else!
As an unschooler with fourteen years of school-free parenting under my belt, I would like to share some comforting ideas with parents. I promise you'll feel less stressed after reading this.
Children don’t flourish in a militantly-scheduled school environment, so don’t do it at home, either!