Football and The Junior Architect

I’m really enjoying taking ‘selfie’ photos.  I’m also enjoying my time with Aaron.  We have our ups and downs, but overall we’re really enjoying ourselves. We Played Football! The latest to the edition of selfies is Aaron and I after playing football.  This is something I normally leave to him and his dad, but not … [Read more…]

And Then There Were Two

Looks like I’ll be unschooling Thing 2 as well come the end of the school year.  He’s up for it. I’m up for it, though I am aware it’s going to be a challenge, he certainly has different learning styles that Aaron.

Books I’ve Been Reading

I’ve been reading a few books related to education / unschooling, I thought I would share here just in case it is of interest to anyone: Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life – I really enjoyed this one and it really … [Read more…]

Dumbing Us Down

I think alot about this whole (un)school thing. Unschooling one son, whilst another son is still at school perhaps makes me question things more. Often I try to imagine my current self in school. Being told what to learn. When to learn. And how. Day after day after day.  I think of the recent training … [Read more…]

Unschooling Is A Choice

Here’s the deal. Unschooling is a choice. At least in the UK we have the option to educate our kids from home. Some countries don’t. So from my perspective it is a choice. It’s a lifestyle choice that needs people to think differently. We’re so accustomed to how we should be living that we forget … [Read more…]

Progress On Unschooling

I love this Beginners Guide To Unschooling.  I identify with it so much. So, so much. I can’t help but look at myself when I think of school.  The way I’ve muddled my way through life and work.  It’s had nothing to do with formal education.  It’s been me trying stuff out. Learning as I … [Read more…]