Do you remember the community feeling of summertime as a kid? I can still remember the smell of pine trees, gardening with my mom, and eating popsicles in the woods with my neighbors, while we climbed on boulders and looked...
I originally wrote this in 2012, when my children were much younger.  Gentle discipline. That sounds pretty progressive, right? Not spanking or hitting children IS still a pretty progressive concept in our society (unfortunately). In my opinion, it’s disheartening that we’re...
Are we all born as creative geniuses? In a talk at TEDX Tucson, Dr. George Land reveals shocking results of a creativity test that was initially developed for NASA, but lead to the testing of school children. After proving successful...
This article is part 3 of a longer series, called Does Unschooling Have Natural Limits? Please subscribe to get future installments. Freedom can be a tough concept to grasp for adults, let alone kids. Where exactly do we draw the boundaries? How can we all...
This article is part 2 of a longer series, called Does Unschooling Have Natural Limits? Please subscribe to get future installments. I came to unschooling as a young mother, looking for alternatives to the carrot-and-stick (or recreate-the-schoolroom) approaches I saw with typical homeschooling methods. However,...
This article is part 1 of a longer series, called Does Unschooling Have Natural Limits? Please subscribe to get future installments. Awareness of others' needs and wants doesn't come naturally to everyone--and it's something that many young people fail to...
An anonymous mother used breast milk to make brownies for her kid’s school bake sale, and she doesn’t understand why people are disgusted by it. The mother supposedly didn’t have enough time to run to the store to buy milk...
A collaboration by Gurus Krystal & Hailey A new study published in the Journal of Family Psychology, looks at five decades of research involving over 160,000 children. Researchers say it is the most complete analysis to date of the outcomes...
A new study from Canada has found something surprising: Kids who grow up drinking skim milk are actually more likely to have problems with obesity than those who drink whole milk. You'd think it was the other way around. But...
A groundbreaking new study covering the health of vaccinated versus unvaccinated American children has delivered some shocking results. **UPDATE** It seems that the original link to the study in question was not working - because it was DISABLED after we...