In the summer of 2015, I was among a panel of guests interviewed on the For the Love of Learning Show – Voices of the Alternative Education Movement with host Lainie Liberti, which aired on the Conscious Consumer Network. The show topic was “Unschooling Around the World.” I had a great time doing the interview. It […]
How To Choose a Fertility App
It seems fertility apps are becoming more and more common, which as someone who loves fertility awareness and technology, I think is kind of a cool thing. The trouble is, how do you know the app you’re using to tell you when you’re ovulating is any good? Is one fertility app just as good as […]
I have super exciting news I want to share with all of you! I’m now offering Fertility Awareness Classes!
Fertility Awareness & Self Directed Learning
In the last year my interest in learning more about fertility awareness has grown beyond simply what’s needed to effectively fertility chart for myself into something much bigger. I would definitely say it’s now an obsessive, passionate interest of mine! It’s been really interesting for me to think of this interest in the context of unschooling…
Hard Work – Part 4: What does Minimalism have to do with hard work?
In this final part of the series on Hard Work let us think about the source of a lot of our work: the stuff we own.
Hard Work – Part 3: How can we cultivate diligence, grit, and helpfulness in our children?
In Part 3 of the series on Hard Work we get to the the practical question: “I have to get stuff done, am I just supposed to wait around and hope that people will help me?! So far that’s never happened!”
Hard Work – Part 2: Do people do hard things even when they are not forced to do them?
In this part of the Hard Work series I want to think through if people will do hard things when they are not forced to do them.
Hard Work – Part 1: What if my children are never forced to do hard things?
With unschooling the question often comes up: “What if my children are never forced to do hard things? Will they ever learn grit and determination? Will they develop a sense of entitlement?” The argument is often made that doing whatever you want is not how the real world works. “What if a boss gives me […]
I live an insulated life. Sometimes I forget what a wonderfully insulated life God has blessed us with. We get to travel a lot and see many different cultures and ways of living. My husband is able to provide a unique and wonderful life for us. In so many ways we get to set our […]
Best Laid Plans
the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry Robert Burns, To a Mouse