Six Months Later…

It occurred to me this morning that we are now exactly 6 months into this unschooling journey. How did that happen?! It still feels so new. It is still so new, but we’ve received so much support from friends, family, and fellow homeschoolers and unschoolers that the transition has been much easier than anticipated. So, … More Six Months Later…

Farm Fresh

I’ve decided–for the summer at least–to plan 1 field trip per week. It can be local or within a few hours drive, free or at least not ludicrously expensive. So if you’re looking for cheapish things to do in northeast FL now that school’s out, watch this space! A week ago we went to see … More Farm Fresh

Padawan in Training

We’re still deschooling, so a lot of video games, books, and stone cold chillin’ happened this past week. Not as much outdoor time as I would’ve liked, but it was cold and damp for most of the week until yesterday. Excited to report that we may have found an “extracurricular” activity T actually enjoys and may … More Padawan in Training

Knight in Plastic Armor

Today was our first “field trip” since beginning this unschooling adventure all of 4 days ago. We took a 90-minute drive to the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire in Gainesville. Upon arrival, T immediately wanted to eat. Needless to say his appetite is back with a vengeance after 2 days off his ADHD meds. After securing sustenance, we … More Knight in Plastic Armor

Deschooling Day 1

Today we just hung out at home. I’ve been pretty busy the past week and needed a slow day. I spent the day creating this fine blog you see here, reading, pinning things to my ever-growing unschooling Pinterest board, and watching T tear the place up. Today was his first day off his ADHD medication, so … More Deschooling Day 1