My Family on ABC’s Hit Show, “Wife Swap”

In October of 2012, my family took part in the experience of being on ABC's, Wife Swap. Millions of people tuned in to see our family swap lives with a "strict disciplinarian." We saw the episode the night before it aired on ABC with our friends who were visiting from Bermuda and Australia. We were happy with the finished episode. It … [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...]

Truth Be Told: Radical Unschooling vs. Permissive Parenting

(image created by Anne Wood) Over the years, Radical Unschooling has been mistaken for "permissive parenting," and many judgments have been made about it based on this misbelief. The truth is, Radical Unschooling is an extension of Attachment Parenting philosophy and is a very hands-on, involved approach based on connection, rather … [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...]

Free Hugs: London, England

My mother and step-father live in England. Whenever we go to visit them, we take the train into London. As crazy as some of my ideas and dreams in life are to my mother, she always supports them. For this trip, I told her and my step-father, (who is British) that I wanted to give out, "Free Hugs," in one of the busiest areas of London. … [Read more...]