Sunday, April 23, 2017

Nurture and share

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Be the kind of person you want your child to be.

Nurture your own curiosity and joy.

Find gratitude and abundance in your life.

Explore. Make connections, on your own.

Share those with your children when they're interesting.

SandraDodd.com/video/doright
photo by Sandra Dodd

Saturday, April 22, 2017

If you can...

Sometimes the thing to do is just to go to sleep.



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photo by Holly Dodd

Friday, April 21, 2017

The best answers

 photo Straw bale target.jpgIt's hard to explain unschooling, partly because the best answers are "it depends," followed by questions for the parents to consider while they're making their decisions.

. . . .

Getting unschooling is a process. There will be more to get once you're comfortable with the new understandings and behaviors.
Other FACTORS
photo by Abby Davis

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Radiation

"Radical" means from the roots—radiating from the source. The knowledge that learning is natural to humans can radiate forth from that point in every direction.

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photo by Sandra Dodd

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Live in the learning

"Child-led, 'wait til they ask" isn't the way radical unschooling works. It's a way for unschooling to fail, if the parents are twiddling their thumbs waiting for the child to lead, or ask to learn something.
SandraDodd.com/unschool/marginal
photo by Karen James, of stained glass by Ethan James

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Learning about learning

For the parents, deschooling is learning about learning. photo ColleenPrietoWinterBirds.jpg
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photo by Colleen Prieto

Monday, April 17, 2017

Whole, thinking, seeing

 photo foodJanetRohdeBuzit2.jpgChildren have been whole, thinking, seeing beings since the day they were born. Assisting them to learn and to find their strengths and to explore the world and its possibilities is preparing them for their unseen futures.
Mommy-labs Interview, October 2012
("Children" replaces "they," to allow the quote to make sense out of context.)

photo by Janet Rohde Buzit

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