Visualising our routine

The beauty about unschooling is that we all do things differently.  Often muddling our way through stuff, figuring stuff out and trying to find a balance of what works for us as a family. I often get asked how we actually do things on a day to day basis.  So I thought I would try … [Read more…]

I Love It When…

I love it when… My almost 2 year old… gives me hugs when she hasn’t seen me for a while potters about the house, exploring and doing stuff bosses her big brothers and her parents about asks me to hold her hand so she can ‘show you’ stuff does all the girly stuff that I’m … [Read more…]

I hope.

I hope my children will grow into adults we are proud of. I hope they will develop and share good values to live by. I trust they will show compassion and respect to others around them. I hope we will teach them well and they develop a long term trust within us. I hope they will know … [Read more…]

Developing Routines

Sometimes people think unschooling is a bit of a free for all.  Let’s do what we want! Anytime! Anywhere! Of course, it may work for some, but most definitely not for us.  I mean, don’t we all have our routines and things we would really like to be a certain way?  And don’t these things … [Read more…]

Not Back To School

As each year passes, the school time tables become less significant. This summer has been good to us.  We’ve mostly been relaxed. Not committing ourselves to many things.  Just hanging out. Enjoying the nice weather we’ve had here. We spent a lot of time in the garden.  The simple pleasures of life.  I keep getting … [Read more…]

What If School Didn’t Exist?

This is kind of following on from my previous post about what the heck is unschooling as I try to explain what unschooling is.  Or at least, what it means to us. (If I explain what it means to us then no one can say I’m wrong!) One way that I’ve started explaining unschooling recently is to … [Read more…]