Australian Unschooling Conference

I just returned from Australia where I was the keynote speaker at the Australian Unschooling Conference. It was an amazing event with many families who attended last year's event to share in the connection with other Unschoolers again. There was also many new families attending who were new to the concept of Radical Unschooling. I worked … [Read more...]

Radical Unschooling: The Gift Of Mindfulness

Radical Unschooling is a very present-based philosophy. The focus of our life is on happiness and pursuing our interests with reckless abandon together. We totally immerse ourselves in our passions every single day and we do so in the Now. Children very naturally live in the present, so living this philosophy feels good and right to them. … [Read more...]

Don’t Trust the Fear – Trust Your Kids!

When Devin was three years old he asked me if he could wear one of my dresses. I gladly helped him into it, along with a pair of tights, per his request. He danced around the living room watching the dress swirl with him with every move he made. He leapt from the couch and coffee table looking behind as the dress slowly floated behind … [Read more...]

Unschooling Weapons

Over the last few months Devin has had a growing interest in real weapons. He has always liked weapons and he has had many toy swords and Nerf guns over the years, but he's almost a teenager now and things are evolving. It took me a while to get to a place of being totally comfortable seeing him using such dangerous things that I have … [Read more...]

Unschooling Music

Living an Unschooling life, we strive to give our children as big of a world as possible to learn and grow from. One aspect in which we do this is surrounding our children with a variety of music and musical instruments. We have so many instruments in our Unschooling home. We have a drum set, accordion, guitars, recorders, … [Read more...]