Unschooling and Self Worth

We take it from our children starting in preschool, then once they hit their teen years, we are trying to give it back to them. We see that the spark that they once had is missing. It's their self-love and inner knowing. The institution of traditional parenting and school is set up in such a way that parents end up believing that they … [Read more...]

Love It Forward: Extending Radical Unschooling Philosophy

As I prepare for traveling to Texas and then Australia for speaking gigs this fall, I am remembering a flight that my family took back from England where I was the keynote speaker at the first ever Unschooling conference in London.On the flight home there was a mother traveling alone with two kids who were sitting next to us. Being such a … [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...]