Unschooling Portraits: Patrice

Patrice, please introduce yourself:

We are currently a family of five. My husband is an air traffic controller who owns a tax business and I’m into all things natural birth. I’m a doula, student midwife, placenta encapsulation specialist, author (I wrote a book about my births), herbalist (I make lotions, soap, medicines and a lot of other things), and I’m a classically trained coloratura soprano. My husband and I have 3 sweet girls: Jaiela (jay-la) is 12 at the moment, Jenai (jen-ay) is currently 7, and Jasmine is 3 for now. We are more on the radical unschooling side of things. My blog is Empowered to Live Naturally. Continue Reading

Unschooling Portraits: Erin

Erin, please introduce yourself:

erinjHello, my name is Erin. I blog at A Number of Things. My blog has that title for a good reason … we have a lot going on! I have a wonderful hubby who programs computers and dreams of teaching music at the university level. He also reads theology tomes and roasts coffee. We have three Goombas: Natalie, aged 6, who wants to be a dragon; Seth, aged 4, who builds things and draws train tracks; and Cody, aged 19 months, who is closely related to Taz. We’re also nearly finished with the process of adopting Goomba #4, Abi, aged 3, from Ethiopia. We’re excited and impatient to bring her home! Continue Reading