Planning for Kindergarten at Home, Part 1


The time has come. Summer is coming to an end. Back-to-School sales are in full force and calendars are filling up with plans for the fall months in households all around. Since we consider ourselves mostly unschoolers, it’s a natual decision to “school” year round. We are learning all the time. The world is our […]

3 Ways I Inspire Learning in OurUnschoolhouse


It happens to all moms. The moment they realize they sound exactly like their own mother. This isn’t just me, right? Recently on a road trip I found my self exclaiming over the passing landscape. Look kids, a horse! Oh, wow, look at all those cows! They didn’t acknowledge me, their heads buried in the […]

What I fear most about homeschooling, and it’s not socialization


This is what I fear most about our decision to homeschool. Oh no, not the awesome creativity, effort and learning that is taking place at the table. That’s great. It’s the mess. The Constant Mess. I do realize a messy house is a side effect of having children, and I understand this mess is compounded […]