Category Archives: Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers Ages 0-5

Government Oversight is Over-rated

It’s always interesting to me that society, school administrators and the government feel the need to provide educational oversight in home education. They insist that parents must provide an education “equal to the education children would get in school.” Many … Continue reading

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Unschooling To University

Judy Arnall describes Unschooling to University

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The Door Stopper

My son was 2 years old and loved those door stoppers that went twang. You know those coiled thingys with the white rubber cap. ¬†They drove me crazy! I wanted to remove them all. But I didn’t, because my son … Continue reading

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Creativity

#anyonecanhomeeducate Creativity is making something new out of something old.  Unschooling is education acquired in a new way.

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Winter Play Ideas

By Judy Arnall Schedule Downtime For people whose personality is one that craves structure, uncharted, relaxed empty space on the calendar can be very stressful whether they are kids or parents. They feel out of sorts without something they should … Continue reading

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Play Ideas for The Dogs Days of Summer

Here are some good play ideas for keeping preschoolers to teens busy, whether they are unschooling or heading back in a few weeks. Retreived from August 2014.

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The $120 Swim Lesson: Should you push children to go to lessons they hate or let them drop them?

    This was the summer my son was going to learn how to swim! He was seven years old and old enough to agree to the lessons when I asked him in March. I signed him up and paid … Continue reading

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