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If I Knew Then, What I Know Now…

Parents with children older than mine would look at me when I expressed concerns and say, “Don’t worry,” or “They’ll figure it out.” Sometimes they’d tack on, “Just have fun with them.” They were so right. And I LOVE that they were! I worried about gaps. I worried about getting into college, or whatever higher…

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Unschooling Blog Carnival

We’ve decided to revive the Unschooling Blog Carnival!! Find out more here! I have to confess, I didn’t really understand these blog carnivals when I first encountered them on different people’s blog sites. I had gone to their site to read THEIR posts, but instead, I got a collection of other people’s posts. I wasn’t unhappy,…

Protect Your Creativity!

Protect Your Creativity!

We start out with an abundance of creativity, but over time, it seems to fade.  Many of us recognize now that there are actually forces at work against creativity: peer pressure, schools, competitive society, marketing.  And then the more children are exposed to these destructive mediocre-creating ways, the more our creativity is squashed. Without protection,…