The path is made by walking

Like most people I know, my inner compass has not always been in charge as I've moved through life. Too often, I've lost track of my own north, and instead followed paths marked out by other guides - compelling whispers in my head about pleasing other people, not giving up, fitting in, proving myself. Some... Continue Reading →

Deschooling the parents

When a child leaves a traditional school environment to begin unschooling, the adjustment period is generally referred to as 'deschooling'. It's a time when, free from external expectations and pressure, they can rediscover their natural rhythms and who they are when no one expects them to be anything in particular. I keep coming across a... Continue Reading →

Why I stopped singing (and started again)

Something that keeps coming up with my podcast guests is the unexpected healing power of unschooling. Many parents talk of how it has helped to heal their wounds with their children, from earlier more pressured times. But equally, and almost without exception, these parents have spoken of their own healing. By accepting their children just... Continue Reading →

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