Unschooling: You Just Got Schooled!

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I am asked regularly what Unschooling actually is. There are so many misconceptions that I thought it would be helpful to write my definition. Unschooling does not mean Uneducating, or Unparenting! It means offering your children a perfectly individualized education, instead of the same training that everyone else receives through … [Read more...]

Our Family Featured on 60 Minutes Australia!

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Our family was featured on 60 Minutes, Australia today. (photo: myself and Michael Usher, host of 60 Minutes Australia) The show was fantastic and showed Unschooling in a very positive light. The 60 Minutes crew flew to America to spend a day with us. They also showed a few other families in Australia and they were all amazing. In … [Read more...]

Should Children Eat Whatever They Want?

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Should Children Eat Whenever They Want?  Freedom with food is one of the most challenging aspects of Radical Unschooling for most parents striving to live a more peaceful life with their children. Some have asked me, "What if you child wants to eat sugar, all day?" My response is always the same: Control causes an unnatural dynamic to … [Read more...]

Upgrade Your Parenting Vocabulary

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Do you realize that you had  many negative words to describe your well-intentioned, curious behavior as a child?  We all did!  You may have felt so deeply misunderstood growing up. Many people still carry the underlying current of "being misunderstood" throughout their entire lives! This feeling starts early and the examples that I share … [Read more...]

Try This At Home! Premieres

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A few months ago, I was being interviewed on the UCY.TV network. Half way through the interview, the producer messaged the host to ask me if I was interested in hosting my own radio show! I was honored that a network wanted me to bring the message of peaceful parenting and Radical Unschooling live on the air, every single week. I accepted … [Read more...]