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...]

Self Love Through Self Expression

  This year has been a powerful year for me and my family. After appearing on ABC's hit show, Wife Swap, we have been contacted by hundreds of people who fully support Radical Unschooling philosophy. We are so glad that we worked with ABC and took part in the show. We have been gifted with many opportunities to take part in other … [Read more...]

I’m THAT Mom

  You know, that Mom that takes her children sledding at midnight, under the stars, making the neighbors secretly jealous because they have to sleep to get up early for work and school.   I'm that Mom who loves to clean and decorate and enjoys giving my family a cozy, joyful place to call their nest. I express my creativity … [Read more...]

I’m Feelin’ the LOVE!

I am so grateful for the lives that I have touched through my work and advocacy. Thank you to those who have recently shared their gratitude and love!    I'm not a mother, and I'm only 20 years but you've taught me so much about interacting with children, caring for them and having a partnership with them that i'm actually excited to … [Read more...]