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...]

What is Unschooling?

In my book, "Radical Unschooling: A Revolution Has Begun," I share that Radical Unschooling is an evolution of our understanding about learning and the rights and respect of children. We are on the cusp of change and many people are looking for alternatives to the traditional schooling model. With Unschooling, we are re-prioritizing. We … [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...]