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…
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
Saturday was T’s first performance with the Jedi Academy at a local minicon. He was totally badass! So focused and didn’t seem nervous in the least. Friends of ours drove all the way from Savannah to catch the second performance and cheer him on. Inbetween performances, he had a lot of people request to have … More We Must, We Must, We Must Increase Our Trust!
We’re still officially deschooling, but T manages to ask me at least one question a day that turns into a learning opportunity. Granted, those questions are often as quirky as he is (see: “Mama, what’s Chtulhu?” and “Mama, what’s the Illuminati?”). For the record, his favorite thing about Chtulhu is his humanoid body. Dad and … More Drips and Drabs
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
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