Hey homeschooling families!!! Until recently, we too a long break from social media, blogging, and the internet BUT we’re still unschooling, we're still in Washington, DC, and now we’re back like we never left! Here are some of the things that we were doing during our break: Becoming Semi-Professional Board Gamers We love board games… Continue reading Back Like We Never Left!
Seven Tips for Homeschooling While Working from Home
Since our family began our homeschooling journey, almost three years ago, we (both parents) have also been working full-time jobs (alternating between working from home and the office). No, we are not entrepreneurs nor do we have the complete flexibility to set our own schedules, but this homeschool/work situation is what we have decided is… Continue reading Seven Tips for Homeschooling While Working from Home
(To Go) To School or Not (To Go)…??
With all schools, in the United States, starting within the next month or so (if they haven't already begun), families still having opposing opinions on whether or not they want their children to attend in-person school. We have heard from those who are completely against their children participating in any activities that involve being in… Continue reading (To Go) To School or Not (To Go)…??
One of the biggest lessons that we have learned, from our own trial and error and tips from others, is to not make things more difficult than necessary. Below is a list of resources that have helped us (in the past, present, and hopefully future) in our unschooling journey. Note: This list will continuously grow.… Continue reading Homeschooling Resources
Homeschooling…Unschooling…Pandemic Schooling. What’s The Difference?
When the whole world shut down last spring and every family with kids was forced to school at home, you may have been bombarded with the terms homeschooling, unschooling, and/or pandemic schooling and wondered, "Is there a difference?". To many, these terms might have the same (or a similar) meaning and, to a certain degree,… Continue reading Homeschooling…Unschooling…Pandemic Schooling. What’s The Difference?
What is Unschooling?
Do not train children in learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.” -Plato Self-directed education - or unschooling, as it’s commonly called - is a method of home… Continue reading What is Unschooling?