Forced vs. Natural Milestones

As parents, we hear what "experts" claim to be average ages that children meet milestones in our culture. We then tend to compare our children to these averages and push them to reach them out of fear that they aren't living up to the cultural norm or standard. When many people first discover Radical Unschooling, in which a family lives … [Read more...]

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...]

Trust the Intensity

For years, I have shared about my daughter, Tiff's sensitive nature. She just turned twelve so I wanted to share a few things that I have come to learn about my daughter over the years. I remember when she was only two years old, she used to scream for everything. She worried about so much. She also seemed to be unhappy often, and this … [Read more...]

Radical Unschooling Interviews

 Here are some interviews that I have taken part in this month, about Radical Unschooling, respectful, peaceful parenting and living in a Partnership Paradigm. If you are interested in scheduling an interview with me, please drop me a message or email ♥ Dayna Martin on Adam Vs. The Man Live! Anarchast Ep. 59 with Dayna Martin on … [Read more...]

The Sparkling Martins!

I have been keeping a family blog for over six years now. It is there that I share our journey as a Radical Unschooling family. I use this as a journal, a family photo album, a resource for my children's yearly evaluations and a place where family and friends can see what we are up to. I hope to inspire other families to pursue their … [Read more...]