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Sue Elvis
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Living a radical life of unconditional love with my unschooling family
Living a radical life of unconditional love with my unschooling family

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It’s good to read stories about unschoolers, isn’t it? What do they think? What do they do? What kind of people are they? Stories about real unschoolers bring unschooling alive. But there is something better than reading stories. And that’s listening to…
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Do unschoolers drift through their days, achieving not much at all? I'm chatting with my teenage daughter Sophie about this question and other things.

This is a taste of episode 133 of the Stories of an Unschooling Family podcast: 'A Balanced and Productive Unschool Life'.

https://wp.me/p86Rip-2yG
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My daughter Gemma-Rose used to freeze whenever I mentioned the word 'maths'. For the past few years, I've had to tread very carefully around this subject. But just recently, there's been a big development in Gemma-Rose's maths story. Here's a taste of it.

You can find the whole story in podcast episode 132:

https://wp.me/p86Rip-2kZ
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Every morning, I lace up my running shoes and then grab our dog Nora’s leash before sliding the kitchen door open and stepping out onto the patio. Sometimes I have to pull Nora from her kennel but usually, she is eager for a run and as soon as she sees…
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“I didn’t feel right from the moment I woke up,” says Amina. “I knew it was going to be a bad day.” My friend pauses to sip her coffee before continuing: “Do you ever have those days when you feel tired and out of sorts? It’s so hard to communicate…
When We Fail - Stories of an Unschooling Family
When We Fail - Stories of an Unschooling Family
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In this week’s podcast episode, I’m sharing a story called Making Unschooled Kids Learn Maths Just in Case. And I’m discussing the main points in it. Is it sensible to make all kids learn maths just in case? What if kids need maths to go to university?…
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Kids Sitting Quietly in Church The other day, I was asked: How do you get young, unschooled children to sit quietly, without disturbing anyone, in church? This was my reply: When my kids were very small I didn’t expect them to sit quietly in church.…
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I recorded a new podcast episode! That might surprise you because it’s been quite a while since my last episode. I’ve become a bit of an unreliable podcaster. But, hopefully, that’s about to change: I’m planning to record a new series of episodes. Each…
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What if Your Right is My Wrong? I’m always talking about how important it is that our children develop a sense of right and wrong. But what do we mean by ‘right’? Could your idea of what is right be my wrong? Could my right be your wrong? Although we are…
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