Posts Tagged ‘ self-directed education ’

Independence Day, by Carrie Jay Sayer

Independence Day, by Carrie Jay Sayer

  One year ago, I inspired Ben to walk away from corporate America.   A little background: I used to dream small. I wished for a job that had casual Fridays. I prayed for snow days. I wanted someone to rescue me. I was stuck in the victim role for decades.   I got...
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Unschooling and Sustainable Living: A Real Lifestyle Change, by Kimberly Scheimreif

Unschooling and Sustainable Living: A Real Lifestyle Change, by Kimberly Scheimreif

Eighteen years ago I would never have thought that I would be practicing sustainable living and unschooling on a homestead. When our first child was born in 1994 we lived in New Jersey in a very populated town, trying to keep up with the rat race. While I was pregnant, I was still unsure if...
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For the Sake of Our Children

For the Sake of Our Children

For the Sake of Our Children, by Léandre Bergeron, translated by Pamela Levac and with a foreword by John Taylor Gatto, is a powerful description of a life led respecting and trusting children, from the naturalness of home birth and breastfeeding on demand, through learning by living and working together on a small...
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