The First Step Toward Unschooling: Unschooling the Parents.

‘Just let me live my life’ were the words that came out of my sons mouth yesterday as I tried to teach him about following a recipe. He was furious. He was wanting to cook, I was wanting to help him

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Unschooling Chats: A Conversation about that tricky subject ‘Screen Time’ and how we do it…

This is the first in a series of chats around unschooling and how we do it and what we are learning along the way.

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An Interview Between a Mother of Three Young Unschoolers and an Older Unschooler/Self Directed Learner.

Why does Marissa have a tattoo of a hat and a bunch of tulips on her arm? I had been wanting to ask her from the moment I saw her arm. Then I did. So I know the story. Marissa is here as a Workaway with

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MINDFULNESS SHOULD NOT BE A STICKING PLASTER ON THE REAL PROBLEM: OUR WORKPLACES AND SCHOOLS HAVE BECOME UNBEARABLY STRESSFUL

        This is a blog I wrote focussed around my work as a recovery and wellness coach but realised that it is relevant to unschooling…..so here it is   It is pretty astonishing

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Great Websites for Homeschoolers, Unschoolers and in fact for everybody!

  I often get asked the question about which websites we use to inspire our kids. So here is a basic list of some great websites.   The School in the Cloud https://www.theschoolinthecloud.org/big_questions

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Project based learning and Self-directed learning. Learning through what life is offering you…

    ‘Step away from the desks, grab your ideas children and fly beyond what you ever imagined could be possible.’   By the fluke of the universe, the way magic works and sheer

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Our Unschoolers want projects! Ideas for Project Based Learning.

So last night as I tucked the kids in to bed one of my daughters said.   ‘Mummy, I want homework. Could you give me a project, make me do it and if I don’t do it be really mean to me?’ We both

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Can kids learn more when the parents are not getting in their way?

  When we recently went to the Unschooling/homeschooling event in Italy I was slightly frustrated as I knew that there was going to be a market and we did not have our car. It is a long story. We

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18 things I learnt from the S-COOL HOMESCHOOLING/UNSCHOOLING BIGGEST MEETING EVER IN ITALY.

Our mechanic crashed our car prior to going to this unschooling/homeschooling event. Yes, you read that right. So the five of us were left with a very small 4 seater car which belonged to the garage.

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18 Steps to having a ‘Workaway’ person help your family.

  Workaway is a website that’s aim is to help people who are travelling to find a place to stay for free in exchange for helping their hosts. By creating a swap between the host and the traveller

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