Category Archives: Unschooling

To Know and To Feel

“One stormy autumn night when my nephew Roger was about twenty months old I wrapped him in a blanket and carried him down to the beach in the rainy darkness. Out there, just at the eve of where-we-couldn’t-see, big waves … Continue reading

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Just Another Day in Research

Lukie, don’t go into the water, I ask I am not Lukie, I am a different person, and I am in research, I need to go into the water! My four-year old replies What a great spring day, the first … Continue reading

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Smile!

Broken or cut, SMILE! Sunny or cloudy, SMILE! Rough or smooth, SMILE! Top of the stack or bottom, SMILE! Straight or crooked, SMILE! Young or old, SMILE! Then climb, explore and take apart. With your SMILE! Exploring the woods at … Continue reading

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Soaring with Eagles at Canyon’s Edge

We climbed canyons at Starved Rock Park, all day. Little feet, tirelessly, up and down the mountain, over the creeks, across the forest trail. Life happens… We drive for an hour and 15 minutes to get there, to the #1 … Continue reading

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