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On Seeing Children as “Cute”
We should try to get out of the habit of seeing little children as cute. By this I mean that we should try to be more aware of what it is in children to which we [...]
Nurturing Children’s Natural Love of Learning
by Jan Hunt, M.Sc., Director of The Natural Child Project Nurturing a child’s love for learning begins with trust. As unschoolers, we trust our children to know when they are ready to learn and what they [...]
Five Reasons to Stop Saying “Good Job!”
Hang out at a playground, visit a school, or show up at a child’s birthday party, and there’s one phrase you can count on hearing repeatedly: “Good job!” Even tiny infants are praised for smacking their [...]
ADD Makes Me MAD
The Great A.D.D. Hoax by David Keirsey The reason I speak of a hoax in the case of “attention deficit disorder” is that there is no such “mental disorder” to “diagnose” and “treat.” And the reason [...]
The Crime of Not Sitting Still
When your child reaches the toddler stage you may discover that he has more energy, is more active, and less disciplined than most other kids of comparable age. At first you’ll be pleased that he is [...]
The Little Hobgoblin: A Halloween Story
Perfect Halloween story for my little one! Thank you!
I landed here on my quest for direction in the education of our 3-year
Having the Faith to Let Go!
I just love it. full of humour, and your reason for home schooling bei
Making a Painting Board for Wet-on-Wet Painting
This looks great, but just a thought is it easy to find Masonite wood
Five Reasons to Stop Saying "Good Job!"
I am a parent of Waldorf educated children and I found your post Inter