MAKE your life FEEL like A FUN GAME,

rather than something to survive & endure.


Once upon an 8:31 p.m. ago, the ugly mommy monster appeared like clockwork.  “Get ready for bed!” she’d growl.  “Did you get your 20 minutes of reading done? I don’t care if you don’t want to, you HAVE TO for school!”  She was on edge.  She watched the minutes get later and later, putting her own […]

8:31 P.M.

unschooling life

This report contains some affiliate links. We’ve officially been unschooling for 6 months now! We’re hooked. I don’t see our kids going back to public schools anytime soon, if ever. I’ll start doing these reports quarterly, but this one consists of six months (June 2020-December 2020). Why? Coming out of the school system, I wanted […]

Our Unschooling Progress Report #1

how to document unschooling for record-keeping

Preface Before I tell you about your kids’ storyline and our young lumberjack, please think about your own unique gifts and talents for a moment. Make a short list. When did you discover them? How did you discover them? Who encouraged you to explore your interests? Was it your parents? School? A friend? Or did […]

Notice the Storyline of Your Child’s Unique Gifts (The Young Lumberjack)

We didn’t start unschooling because of COVID, but it was spurred from COVID sending the kids home when in-person classes came to a halt. In this short time, I quickly learned that my kids were totally doing their school work, because they *had* to. They weren’t energized and engaged in the content. It was work. […]

Why Unschooling Our Kids Works Best for Us