You know your super powers work when kids ask to do school work

I really feel like Superwomen this morning. Why do I feel like superwomen? Because my kids ask to do school work again. That’s right folks, my child actually said, “Mom can we start doing our school work on Monday?” Trust me I was as shocked and sat there blinking not believing my ears. I know what you are thinking, If you’re an Unschooler you never stop doing school. Yes, you are correct we do school Continue reading

Don’t forget your wallet when visiting Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

Don’t get me wrong we loved visiting Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge but honestly you need a thick wallet to enjoy it.  I was told recently that everything is only six dollars and not that expensive, keep in mind the person who told me this hadn’t been to Gatlinburg for 30 years.  Here is my warning, everything is $26 per person, and some are more and even a few dollars less but make sure your wallet is Continue reading

Unschool Question: Should you homeschool all year or take the summer off

I have asked myself this very question many times. Should you homeschool all year or should you take the summer off? Honestly, you should do what ever works best for your family. Our family does school all year but we relax a little during the summer. Should you homeschool all year or take the summer off Relaxing to us mean we might not do math for a month or when we finish reading a book Continue reading

Put on your goggle and flying cap and see how we Unschool history and science

The hardest part for parents to grasp when they are first start Unschooling is how do I teach all the subjects? How do I Unschool history and science without a degree? First let me start by saying that with a child lead learning environment or Unschooling this part is actually easy.  Let your kids lead the way and you are there to just push or guide your children to learn a little about everything.  I Continue reading

Homeschool Kit for every subject for ages K – 9th grade

From time to time I like to give items for you a Homeschool Kit for every subject  that you can use in your homeschool classroom.  When your first starting out on your Unschool journey or if things are getting a little stale with the kids these items came in handy to get them on the right track.  No matter if you Unschool, homeschool or send your kids to “normal school” you can use these items to Continue reading

Fun Facts about the Mall of America

I imagine that heaven (for me) would be the Mall of America, a credit card with unlimited funds and stores open for 24 hours a day.  Really, I have no idea where I would put half the stuff I saw, but it was a blast shopping, dreaming and letting the girls ride roller coasters. Yep, that’s right , Nickelodeon Universe has over 27 rides in the middle of the mall and it is huge.  This Continue reading