In the summer of 2017 I was interviewed by Pam Laricchia on the Exploring Unschooling podcast. It was a great experience and I was honored to be a part such a great project. I do feel like a rambled a… Continue Reading →
In the beginning of 2017 I was once again among a panel of guests interviewed on the For the Love of Learning Show – Voices of the Alternative Education Movement with host Lainie Liberti. The show topic was “Home Education in… Continue Reading →
In the summer of 2015, I was among a panel of guests interviewed on the For the Love of Learning Show – Voices of the Alternative Education Movement with host Lainie Liberti. The show topic was “Unschooling Around the World.” I… Continue Reading →
In this final part of the series on Hard Work let us think about the source of a lot of our work: the stuff we own.
In Part 3 of the series on Hard Work we get to the the practical question: “I have to get stuff done, am I just supposed to wait around and hope that people will help me?! So far that’s never happened!”
In this part of the Hard Work series I want to think through if people will do hard things when they are not forced to do them.
With unschooling the question often comes up: “What if my children are never forced to do hard things? Will they ever learn grit and determination? Will they develop a sense of entitlement?” The argument is often made that doing whatever… Continue Reading →
Back in May 2015, while trying to plan and pack for a cross-country from Alaska to Georgia and eventually an international move from the USA to Saudi Arabia, I pondered the idea of the stories we tell ourselves.