Being Peace: The Bethenny Show Experience

Last week, I was invited to participate on a Mom's panel on the Bethenny Frankel Show.  The show flew me to NYC where I stayed at the swanky, Hudson Hotel. I met my Uncle for dinner that night where he lives in NYC, and then woke up to a snowstorm the day of the filming! The producer called me to see if I could film the show early and I … [Read more...]

Unschoolers Have Bedtimes?

Last night, around ten, Orion told me he was ready to go to bed. He is only three years old. About an hour later, Ivy came crawling up the stairs and said, "I love going to bed!" She brushed her teeth, and snuggled in next to us and asked me to tickle her back. All of my children love bedtime. I know it is because they were never … [Read more...]

Freedom Is Not Unparenting!

Freedom does not mean uninvolvement in a child's life. That is neglect. Freedom is choices, respect and honoring each person's individual path with connected support, love and nurturing. This is at the heart of Radical Unschooling! Often times when I am working with parents who are learning about Unschooling, they share what isn't … [Read more...]

Authentic Parenting

Dayna discusses authentic parenting, and raising kids in a healthy way. She encourages us to avoid the scripts of mainstream child-rearing, and to be ourselves - to be authentic with our kids. Let's be kind and respectful to our children. Punishment doesn't work. Find out what does... … [Read more...]