my two children's novels

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Primary School

A Typical Unschooling Day?

Is there really any such thing as a typical unschooling day? Each day can be so different from the one before; each day is a new adventure; each unschooling day has its own delights. That’s one of the wonderful things about living an unschooling life. So perhaps the ‘typical’ unschooling day I described in my […]

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Primary School

What Next?

I will admit it: I am stuck. I don’t know what to write about. I created my blog to tell you some stories about our journey to unschooling, and all about Suzie Andres’ books and I feel I have done that. I really enjoyed writing those stories too! And having Suzie visit and everyone comment […]

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Unschooling

Always Learning

I have been sitting and thinking about something I said in my last post Time to Unschool… “Sometimes I wish I could go right back to the beginning and do it (homeschooling) all over again properly.” “Properly”? I make it sound like I have got everything worked out and I’m homeschooling perfectly, don’t I? Well, […]

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Unschooling

Time to Unschool

Gemma-Rose had a loose front tooth. Every spare moment she had, she could be found, fingers in her mouth, wiggling and twisting and turning that little tooth. Soon it was hanging by a thread. At lunch time, two days ago, it finally fell out after one bite of her sandwich, much to my youngest daughter’s […]

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Unschooling

We’re Catholic Unschoolers: Woo! Hoo!

I have learnt so much since I wrote this post. I could delete this story, but I leave it here as a record of our unschooling journey. I wrote, “It wouldn’t take much for us to become unschoolers. Just a little more letting go…” I was writing to the fabulous Leonie, enthusiastic and experienced unschooler. […]

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Unschooling

Doing Our Own Thing

When Felicity was about 6 years old and we’d been homeschooling for maybe a year, I met Anna. She lived in a wooden oasis of a house on the top of a hill that led down to the creek and the bush. The house was a warren of fascinating rooms filled with unusual treasures, a […]

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