Helping a Child Discover Her Talents
It’s Not a Periscope 4: Morning Tea and Library Books
Choosing Not to Worry About What Other People Might Think
Facebook: So How Did That Happen?
It’s Not a Periscope 3: A Bushwalk
It’s Not a Periscope 2: Pictures
Tired and Difficult Days
It’s Not a Periscope: Introduction
Trust, Respect, and Love Unconditionally
Unschool Cemetery MathsIdeas, Passions, and Earning an IncomeHas Blogging Changed?Love and a Mother’s Heart StoriesThe Dead Body and Other StoriesIt’s Not Just About MeThe Fear of FailingDealing with Our Fears and Other People’s Critical CommentsLearning about Fashion and Other Friday Afternoon Stories
The Joy and Love of Living an Unschooling Way of Life
Choosing Not to Look for a ‘Real’ Job
10 Discoveries of a Hallelujah Unschooling Week
Wasting Time Watching Too Many Movies?
Young Adult Unschoolers, Dreams, Love, and Marriage
Maths, Chores, and Thanking Our Kids
Listening to Kids
Thinking Critically about Unschooling
Busy Days and Catch-Up Days
More Sibling Rivalry: Another Unschooling Interview
Sibling Rivalry: An Unschooling Interview
Obstacles to Unschooling
Responding to Unschooling and Other Critics
What’s Stopping You From Unschooling?
Why My Children and I Share Our Evernote Notebooks
Fan Mail and Lots of Unschooling Thoughts
Our Typical Unschooling Mornings
Why Some Kids Are Willing to Help with the Chores
Our Unschooling Morning Routine
Talking About Exercise with My Unschooling Teenager
How to Podcast: Editing an Episode
How to Podcast: Recording an Episode
How to Podcast: What You Need
Who’s on Your Team?
Evernote Homeschool Records: How Many Notebooks Do We Need?
Encouraging Kids’ Ideas
Should We Buy Kids What They Need to Fulfil Their Passions?
One-On-One Times: Are They Important?
Big Blogging Plans for 2016!
Making a Music Video in the Australian Bush
What Shall I Write About in the New Year?
Sue Elvis: An Interview
How All Kids Are Amazing
10 Reasons Why You Should Read My Blog
Life after University: Following Dreams
On to a New Stage in Life
Attachment Parenting and Unschooling
Unschool Maths Records: 20+ Ideas for Evernote
Unschool English Records: 20 Ideas for Evernote
The Awesome Teacher and Other Stuff
From Around the Web: Unschooling and Learning to Read
If You Haven’t Got Time to Listen to a Whole Podcast…
Why We Don’t Have to Push Kids to Work Hard
Getting Older, Unschooling, and Moving On
Fabulous Christmas: Gift Ideas and Traditions
Trying to Be a Fun Mum
When Amazing Things Aren’t Happening
Letting Our Writing Imaginations Go Wild
Real Life Maths: Designing a Dream Home
Stolen Paintings and Real Life Maths
If You Think Computer Games Are a Waste of Time
Is it Necessary We Agree with Each Other’s Ideas?
Do My Unschoolers Mind Being Different?
The Tricky Business of Recommending Resources
How to Live Radically
When Our Help and Strewing Are Rejected
Liking, Tweeting, Pinning, Aching…
Time to Unschool (Part 2)
How Registered Homeschoolers Can Unschool
The Most Powerful Motivator of All
Strengthening Family Bonds
One Way My Blog Might Be Useful
On Holiday: History, Geography and Record Keeping
The Angels of Abbey Creek Paper Dolls
The New Mr and Mrs Elvis and Other Extraordinary Week Stories
Mothers and Daughters-in-Law and Love
How I’m Gaining a Sixth Daughter
Chores and Our Typical Unschooling Day
Perhaps I Shouldn’t Have Told You about Our Typical Unschooling Day
A Bit of a Murder in Our Typical Unschooling Day
How I Made a ‘Huge’ Mistake and Was Forgiven
How I Ruined My Chances of Having Thousands of Facebook Fans
Is Unschooling Just Living Life?
Getting a Bit Carried Away with Fotojet
Books, Weddings and Lots of Passion!
Being Part of the Helping Team
Encouraging Kids to Write (and the Youngest Child in the Family)
Popularity, Learning to Read and Shakespeare
Acquiring Bucketfuls of Unschooling Trust
Can We Say We’re Unschoolers if We Require Maths?
Learning from My Daughter and Other Unschool Stories
Why Picnics Are (Still) Important
Deciding to be Positive about Homeschool Record Keeping
Why Kids with Families Don’t Need Workbooks to Learn Basic Maths
Kids and Computers
Regaining Her Enthusiasm for Learning
From Unschooling to University
Real Life Maths Resources: Some Thoughts and Links
Preparing Our Children for an Unknown Future: Can We Do it?
Elevator Pitches: Unschooling and Faith
When Excitement for Learning Appears to Disappear
Evernote for Home Records: Which Version?
Creativity: Why Classical Music Isn’t Enough
What I Think Unschooling is All About: The Podcast
Taking Time Out
Misconceptions: Unschooling Children are Self-Centred and Inconsiderate
Misconceptions: Unschooling Children Will Choose Not to Do Difficult Things
Misconceptions: Unschooling Parents are Lazy
Misconceptions: Unschooling Parents Have to Step Back
Dreams, Talents, Working and Unworking
Wild on the Inside
The Power of a Few Encouraging Words
An Elvis Family Tradition
Changing People’s Minds about Unschooling
Maybe We Should Have Listened to the Critics
Funny How Things Change
Using Evernote to Record Unschool Maths
Registering as Homeschoolers Using Evernote Unschool Records
A Successful Evernote Homeschool Registration Visit
Young, Beautiful Avatars & Other Discoveries of My Week
Forcing Kids to Learn and to Eat, and Should We Test Them?
Blog Post Ideas & Other Lurky Week Stories
The Inflated Can of Baked Beans
Our Reluctance to Trust and Other Croaky Thoughts
Time for New Adventures? Maybe? Maybe Not?
Why I Like Empty Weeks & Other Busy Week Stories
Can Unschooling Be a Christian Thing to Do?
Unschool Maths: Why and How
Why Sophie is Glad I’m Her Mother and Other Dusty Week Stories
Questioning Our Decision to Unschool
If You’re Looking for the Perfect Example of Unschooling
Being Honest: Talking about Mistakes and Perfection
An Australian Bush Birthday and Bush Books
Protecting Children from Outside Influences
My Head is Overflowing with Ideas, Music, and Lots of Questions!
Keeping Teenagers Safe from the Dangers of the World
Resolutions, Reading, Writing and Coarse Language
Under the Spell of the Australian Bush: Books, a Movie, a Walk
Unschooling Resources: Discoveries of 2014
How Jesus Was Stolen & Other Christmas Tales
The Midnight Mass
Why We Are Rotten Parents and Other Stories
So What’s Happening With Facebook and My Blog?
Chores and Kids: What if We Said “Yes”?
Books, Music, Burnout and a Mystery!
Pi and Tea, and Our Dog’s Tea Bag Collection
How to Talk and Save Lives, and Can I Mention the Weather?
My Old Portmanteau
Losing My Ability…
About Me, About Podcasts, About Adventures!
A Baby’s Birth and Death, and Christmas (Again!)
Teenagers. Rules and Rebellion
The Problem with Being an Introverted Blogger
Should a Child Be Given the Freedom to Choose?
Too Short Skirts and Other Stories of My Week
Mothers, Unschooling, and a Lazy Way of Life
How We Unschool Despite Strict Homeschool Regulations
Why Picnics Are Important
Maths and Other Wild and Yummy Stories
Beginnings and Endings, and a Simple Christmas
More About an Unschooling School Teacher Father
Approaching Classic Novels the Other Way Round
Unschooling Children, a School Teacher Father, and Tea
Bits and Pieces, Some Hard to Believe
Unschooling Experts, Criticism, and Radical Chore Rosters
Unschooling Interests and Random Word Novels
Bare Foot Unschooling and Comfortable Shoes
Unschool Writing, Essays and a Few Panicky Moments!
Are You a Proper Unschooler?
Squishy? Living in the Unschooling Moment
What I Discovered This Morning & Other Stories of My Week
Exciting Times, Slow Times, and Unschool Holidays
Five MORE Favourite Read-Aloud Book Series
Getting Older, Admitting One’s Age, Lines and Wrinkles!
A Camera, Photography Books and Playing the Ebay Game
Logarithmic Time and Other Old and Inappropriate Stories
Mistakes, a Teenager’s Love of Learning and Loose Change!
Adding Children’s Books to My Own Personal Reading Pile
Why We Have to Take Risks
Podcasting, Blogging, Books and Lice!
Teenage Daughters, Books, Movies and Love
Homeschool Meetings. Talking and Turkeys
Seven Revealing Facts About Myself
Creating Evernote Reading Notebooks
Five Favourite Read-Aloud Book Series
The Writing Game: No Shortage of Writing Ideas
The Right Kind of Home Improvement
Deciding to Get Rid of Our STUFF!
Some Big News and Not So Big News
Yelling at Maths Games and Other Stories of the Week
From Unschooling to University and Work (Part 2)
Will It All Work Out?
What About My Perfect Homeschooling Success Story?
From Unschooling to University and Work (Part 1)
My Draft Posts File is as Fat as Our Cats, and Other Stories
So Why Do I Blog About Unschooling?
Interviewing Charlotte (16), an Unschooling Teenager
My Fridge Adventure
Interviewing Sophie (13), an Unschooling Teenager
Becoming Real Life Maths Detectives
Have You Been Thinking About Visiting Me?
What is it Like to Be an Unschooling Parent?
About Being a Tired Mother
Approaching Maths Backwards
Does Unschooling Work?
The 20 Minute Challenge
How to Have an Unschool Adventure, No Camper Van Needed!
Answering a Strewing Question
Five Minutes on Friday: What is Unschooling?
Unschooling, Strewing and Unplanning
Rainbow Loom, More Rainbow Loom, Yet More Rainbow Loom
Chatting about Passions and Other Stuff
What My Girls Did This Week and How I Recorded These Learning Experiences
Pondering Some Ideas about How to Prepare for a Homeschool Registration Visit
Not Everyone Likes Me
Why I Refuse to be My Child’s Worst Nightmare
How Homeschooling Children Can Use Evernote
A Look Inside Our Evernote Unschooling Records Notebooks
A Perfect Method for Keeping Unschooling Records
Unvlogging: Writing, Video Making, Record Keeping…
Sipping Tea with Friends While Answering Liebster Questions
Becoming a Vlogger: So What Am I Going to Talk About?
Becoming a Vlogger: Can I Do This?
About Writing and Clothes and Camping
About Me, About Being Different
Unschooling and Trust
Watching TV, Playing on the Computer, Doing Nothing Much at All
Encouraging Children So They Get Excited About Learning
Some Thoughts on Unschooling and Experts
When Time and Blogs Are Our Own
When a Child Wants to Read the Same Book Again and Again
Helping a Child Go Where She Wants to Go
Glimpsing the World Through a Child’s Eyes
The Problem with Disguising Maths Practice as Fun
The Reading Out Loud Experiment
REAL LIFE Junk Mail Catalogue MATHS
Why My Unschooler Isn’t Going to Learn Any More Maths
A Typical Unschooling Day at Home
Time for Some Strewing
The Curriculum of Life
Team Writing a Fantasy Novel
Engines, Muscles and Spending Time with Dad
Everything is Educational, Even Disney Princesses
Those Weird Unschoolers
When a Child Has a Mental Illness: the Diagnosis
Life after the Convent
More about the Convent Experience
When a Daughter Leaves the Convent
When a Daughter Enters the Convent
When a Parent Makes a Teenager’s Life Unnecessarily Difficult
A Musical Interlude
When a Child Has a Mental Illness: the Teenage Years
The Fear of Revealing I Am Far From Perfect
When a Child Has a Mental Illness (Part 1)
Mother, Daughters, Sisters
Facing the Fact We Are an Introverted Family
The Problem with Being a Younger Sister
The Joy of Singing Together
Lots of Interesting Stuff for Children to Do on the Computer
Teenagers are People Too
When Unschooling Spills Over into Parenting
When a Child Can’t Cope
The Changing Seasons of the Unschooling Year
How I Removed an Engine from a Car
Following My Mothering Instincts
This is MY Mothering Story
Gemma-Rose (9) Talks about Novel Writing
Another Invitation to Come in and Meet My Family
Reclaiming an Unschooling Sense of Adventure
Encouragement, Example and the Fun of Sharing Passions
Sharing a Few Ideas with My Unschooling High Schooler
Homeschooling in a Crisis
Learning from Life
Why I Am My Children’s Number One Fan
Imogen Talks about the Role of Parents in Unschooling
Free Youtube Classical Movies and Mini-Series
How to Have Demanding Children Who Rule the House
Imogen Talks about Unschooling and University
Counting Down to the Biggest Writing Challenge of the Year
Why it”s Not a Good Idea to Read Carefully and Slowly
Bushrangers on Our Local Roads?
Suzie Andres’ Unschooling Books
The Problem of Applying Sunscreen to Wet, Sandy Bodies
Do You Know What’s at the End of Our Road?
Starring… the Elvis Girls!
Bite-Sized Pieces of Unschool Maths
Enjoying an Unexpected Little Adventure
Interviewing My Children and Other Family Movies
Giving Up My Perfect Start-of-the-Year Plans
Live Life to the Full, Have No Regrets
Memories of an Inexperienced Mother
Confessions of a Former Hot-Tempered Mother
When Worry Gets in the Way of Love
What Do Children Need for a Happy Childhood?
How the Girls and I Take a Weekly Trip Overseas
Aiming for Love Not Perfection
Nothing is More Important than Love
When a Child Has Only One Interest
The Opportunity to Discover, the Freedom to Choose
Guiding My Children Responsibly Without Imposing Rules
Making Children Learn What They Don’t Want to Know
Falling in Love the Jane Austen Way
Watching History as it Happened
Excited about Maths
What a Day Without Rules Looks Like
Why I Wanted to Delete My Blogs
Imposing Rules on Children: Is There a Better Way?
Igniting a Child’s Love of Learning
How to Get Children to Do Their School Work
Getting Children to Help with the Chores
Restricting Children’s Time on the Computer
The ‘Risky’ Business of Trusting Children
Rules, Responsible Parenting and Radical Unschooling
Unschooling: No Hippie Way of Life Needed
If You’re Thinking About Unschooling…
Favourite Books for Girls Aged 7 and Above
Strewing Astonishing Apples on the Wall
Writing, Blogging, Sharing and Enjoying
A Whole Month of Writing Challenges!
Can Catholic Unschoolers Teach Their Children About the Faith?
Sharing Some Thoughts on Children and Writing
Sharing Some Thoughts on Learning to Read
Sharing Some Thoughts on Unschool Maths
Is it Possible to Unschool Part-Time?
How My Daughters Are Organising My Education
Blogging about Unschooling in My Non-Expert Way
A Non-Super Mum’s Approach to Creative Arts
With So Much Freedom, Will an Unschooler Choose to be Lazy?
Why Do Some Children Love Writing?
Why it is Essential I Love My Own Ideas
What Happened When I Strewed a Painting on the Wall
Lunch with the Saints
Thinking about Maths Creatively
How to Get Our Children to Trust Us
A Real Science Education
An Unschooling Way of High School Science
Passions, Careers and Time
A New Unschooling Year Begins
Imogen’s Unschooling Plan to Get into University
From Unschooling to Successful University learning
Paintings, Jigsaws and other Art History Ideas
Breeding like Mice
Chess, Sudoku, and Lazy Summer Days
Encouragement from a Super-Hero Sister
What I Think Unschooling Is All About
My Unschoolers’ End-of-the-Year Reports
When Will I Use All This Maths Mum?
What to Do When Strewing is Rejected
Independent Learners. Toast and Heavy Washing Baskets
A Real Maths Learning Moment
The Tricky Problem of Giving a Child Unasked-For Help
How Much Is Enough?
Some Bits and Pieces…
Nurturing Independent Learners
Having the Confidence to Ignore the Opinions of Others
Giving My Unschoolers a Maths Test
How the Girls Are Going to Write Novels in Only One Month
Tired and Cranky and Lacking Enthusiasm
Forcing a Child to Do What He is Afraid to Do
Resolving to Go on More Adventures
Love and Physics
A Better Way to Get into University
Real Maths Running
My Homeschool Records Book
My Unschooling Highschoolers and Writing
An Education at the Museum
Another Unschooling Holiday
Remembering to Trust
A Main Course of Reading Out Loud
How Do You Feel on a Monday Morning?
Some Maths to Share on One of Those Tired Mornings
Comparing Homeschooling Styles: a Child’s View
Why I’m Not a Good Homeschooling Teacher
Time to Unschool
Online Maths Courses: Maths Online
Old Fashioned Playground Fun
Latin Books and Website
Poems Purely For Pleasure
For Snail Mail Writers and Bloggers
Learning About Punctuation the Lewis Carroll Way
Cool Characters and Cartoon Strips
Priest Holes, Persecution and Catholic History
How My Daughter Turned into Skye Penderwick
Lots of Jane Austen Paper Dolls
More on Times Tables
Motivated to Learn the Times Tables
Entertaining Chemistry (with Explosions!)
My Place: Australian History Series
Learning the Principles of Computer Game Design
A Famous Artist: Historical Fiction
Videos About Numbers and Stuff
Free Fulton Sheen Talks
In God’s Garden: a Book of Saints
The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
Tomie de Paola’s Saints’ Books
My Heart Lies South
Having Fun Creating Cartoons
Lure of the Labyrinth: an Online Maths Game
A Grave Digging Nun and Art History
A Great Catholic Novel for Adults
The Power and Fun of Mind Maps
Education Doesn’t Have a Use-By Date
An Absolutely Wonderful Book on the Apostles’ Creed for Children
Great Australian Historical Fiction
A Homeschooler’s Thoughts on Her First Exam
The Rose Round: Children’s Fiction
Smiling over Unschoolers and Maths Text Books
Those Weird Unschoolers
A Little Unobtrusive Help with Reading
Wanting to Learn How to Spell
What about My Perfect Homeschooling Success Story?
How Children Learn According to Sophie
My ‘Bad’ Homeschooling Days
A Few Deaths, an Epilogue and Heaps of English
Handwriting Matters or Maybe it Doesn’t
How Younger Siblings Learn By Listening In
What Do Children Need to Learn?
How to Make Children Do Their School Work
Learning From My Children
Planning the Next Term’s School Work in Half an Hour
A Little Way of Homeschooling Cartoon Style
Encourage or Discourage?
Billy Tells the Story of the Three Wise Men
A Doctor’s Waiting Room Education
A Slow Learner
Longing for Some Quiet Time
A Novel Writing Adventure
Turning Famous Paintings into Jigsaw Puzzles
It’s Quite OK to be Different
An Unschooling Holiday
My Maths-Magician Helps Out
Did I Doubt? I’m Not Telling!
Leading by Example
Lots of Questions about Resources
Resisting the Temptation to Interfere
Sharing Jane Eyre
Drawing, Geometry and a Happy Girl
I am a Pirate King…!
Let’s Talk Maths
Yikes! Do They Know About Filtration?
Lunch with Charles Dickens
The Photography Girls Head into the Bush
A Jane Austen Education
More eBook Adventures
How I Bought 83 Books for $35
An Adventure Hiding in Every Moment
Brothers But Different
Crushed by a Label
A Passion for Writing
Warming My Homeschooling Heart
Sophie’s Unschooling Holiday
Unschooling: The Little Way
Mud Pies, Stews and Cakes
Babies, Toddlers and Unschooling (Part 3)
Babies, Toddlers and Unschooling (Part 2)
Babies, Toddlers and Unschooling (Part 1)
TV Chef Dad Fills the Freezer
In the Kitchen with a TV Chef Dad
Speed Angel Joy
Anything You Can Do, I Can Do…
A Typical Unschooling Day?
We’re Catholic Unschoolers Woo! Hoo!
Doing Our Own Thing
Come in and Meet My Family
Behind that Cream Front Door