Random words of wisdom about Unschooling and our 10 seconds of fame

 As many of you know our little family got 10 seconds of fame this week by being interviewed for the Good Housekeeping Magazine.  I have to say I was a little excited and worried that this would be another piece on how awful unschooling can be.  To my surprise, Caroline did an amazing job and was a very positive piece.   My Kids Don’t “Do” School and I’m Okay With It However, I wanted to Continue reading

You Unschool and your friends and family don’t approve, How do you deal with them?

You Unschool and your friends and family don’t approve, How do you deal with them? If you have chosen to take the road less traveled and homeschool your child be ready to run into those that do NOT approve. Even harder is the road of a Unschooler or Roadschooler. Trust me I know from experience. So how do you deal with these people? There are three roads you can take and sometimes it depends on Continue reading

I Could Never Homeschool, and Unschooling Scares Me

Are you considering Unschooling? I know what you are thinking: I Could Never Homeschool, and Unschooling Scares Me. When I first began, I was just as scared as you were when I started, but I jumped head first into the homeschooling world and learned as I went. I am still learning every day, reading, searching the internet. On palydates with my other homeschooling famileis I would ask parents questions and always asking my kids what they Continue reading

I Want to Unschool, but Where Do I Start?

Want to Unschool, but Where Do I Start? So, you have done some research and think that Unschooling will work for your family.  I want to Unschool, but where do I start?  Your kids are still in school or you want to try Unschooling.  If you answered YES to most of these questions then you are in the right place. Steps to Start Unschooling My kids are in school or school is about to start. What do Continue reading

How do I socialize my child if we homeschool?

socialize your homeschooler

This, my friends, make me laugh every time I hear someone ask me these questions. How do you socialize your child?  How is your child socialized if you homeschool? Hey your child not weird how did you get them socialized? I could never homeschool my child I don’t know how to socialize them. Again this falls on the parent, just like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.  If you’re a hermit chances are your kids will be. Continue reading

How do Unschoolers or homeschoolers learn about Greece

Greece

How do Unschoolers or homeschoolers learn about Greece?  We take a trip to Greece by going to the Greek Festival  in the middle of the week and come back before anyone notices and then counts it as school days.  No really, we go to the 63rd annual Greek Festival during the day when we thought everyone else would be at work or in school, but to our great surprise everyone had the same idea as Continue reading