What If . . .

“What if I told you that slow pace of life you crave is achievable?

What if I told you you don’t need to be a teacher, or have all the answers?

What if I told you that your children could follow their own interests instead of a standardised curriculum?

What if I told you that you could spend your days in whatever way YOU wanted? You could travel whenever you liked, and take holidays any time.

What if I told you you could do ALL of this while still giving your child a fabulous education. Could you justify sending them to school? For me, the answer was no.”

When I was trying to decide if we should homeschool, I read everything I could. I wanted to know how hard it would be, how much time it would take, what I needed to teach them, what the reporting requirements … Continue reading →   Source:I Can’t Justify School | Happiness is here

It’s Summer Break. Where Have All the Children Gone? 

It’s summer vacation, but you might not know it from the absence of children on streets and sidewalks, in parks and public spaces.

What happened to those long summer days outside with friends, roaming in the woods or water?

They’re trapped inside, doing structured, adult-led activities.

Source: It’s Summer Break. Where Have All the Children Gone? – Foundation for Economic Education

School Holiday Survival Guide | Happiness is here

How to ‘survive’ the holidays.

img_christmas 2016Hint: ditch the rules/punishments/bribes/and behaviour charts.

Source: School Holiday Survival Guide | Happiness is here