Letting Go: Our Journey to Unschooling

Autumn is slowly coming into itself here while most of the country is welcoming the chill and stillness of Winter.  Days are only reaching high 60′s and early mornings are met with blue orange glow of fire in white stoneread more

Almost Anything is Better Than a Workbook


I know that unschoolers don’t use curriculum, but what if your child is asking for it? Is it wrong to give them a workbook and let them go through it?

This questioned is posed a lot in our Facebook group. It will pop up every so often and I always try to answer in specific terms to the discussion and person asking.
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What We’re Reading – March Madness!

Are you always looking for good book recommendations?  Do you like to see what other unschoolers (and their parents) are reading?

Now you can have a look at “What We’re Reading” - a monthly blog hop all about sharing the great books, blogs, and blurbsread more

How We Fund Our Unschooling Life

Our daughter was 11 when we unenrolled her from public school. For the first 11 years of her life, I worked full-time-plus, in an office, and for several of those years, I was also a full-time college student. My husband works aread more

What We’re Reading – January {moving edition}

Are you always looking for good book recommendations?  Do you like to see what other unschoolers (and their parents) are reading?

Now you can have a look at “What We’re Reading” - a monthly blog hop all about sharing the greatread more

Autodidacticism is Contagious

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I took this photo of my son, helping his grandmother learn a software program to remind me: my children are and always will be autodidacts. He had no knowledge of this software Grandma wantedread more

What We’re Reading Blog Hop – Christmas Edition!

Are you always looking for good book recommendations?  Do you like to see what other unschoolers (and their parents) are reading?

Now you can have a look at “What We’re Reading” - a monthly blog hop all about sharing the greatread more