Refining What Unschooling Means For Us

Whole Sherry Family Selfie A photo posted by Rosie Sherry (@rosiesherry) on Nov 1, 2015 at 10:29am PST We officially started on our unschooling journey almost 3 years ago.  We had been mulling on the idea for quite a long while before that, but didn’t feel brave enough until then.  It’s been quite a journey. … [Read more…]

Won’t The Kids Just Sit And Play Video Games All Day?

Society has such little faith in our children.  It seems if we are not there to guide, monitor and control them then they will make awful decisions. One of the most common responses to us unschooling is… But won’t they just: play video games all day? watch TV all day? not do any real work? … [Read more…]

Why And How We Cancelled Christmas

Graham recently wrote about life choices we have made as ‘unschoolers’.   For us, we are viewing unschooling in the sense of not just our kids education, but as our life as a whole picture. The 3 key areas (for us) we have identified for this are: unschooling, bootstrapping and minimalism.  As we find that … [Read more…]

The Science Behind The Education System

I’ve always loved the Montessori approach to learning. My 3 year old goes to a local Montessori Nursery, as did his older brothers several years back. Their experience has been nothing but positive. Sure, Teresa who runs the little Montessori nursery deserves a lot of credit for being lovely 🙂 but I also think there … [Read more…]