I stopped worrying about making my daughter learn to read, at aged 10, once I listened to her words. She said ‘Please can you stop worrying about me reading and just leave me alone’ and this was unheard of for me, as I hadn’t quite got the unschooling thing. I was chasing her around, trying to get her to sit down with me, the stress levels were high, I was being annoying. She knew it, I knew it.
She told me to stop! I did and it was amazing. It was me that was the problem, I had to learn to let go. That has been the biggest lesson in this unschooling journey but the upside is your childs mental health, freedom and happiness. What could be a better gift to give your child?
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Who I truly am is a creative who loves working to help, comfort and inspire other people. From performing in hospitals to writing a book for wonderful women to supporting self directed learners. Doing work with meaning is where I get the most joy. I am so excited to be a part of Jump, Fall, Fly and I aim to inject my best self in to this project so that I can add something exciting, new and upbeat to this challenging and fast changing world.
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