"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?"
-- Dr. Suess
Aloha and welcome to Crazy Mom Life! My name is Stacie and I'm a big family mama on a journey of letting go of other's opinions and doing more and more of what works for me and my family.
Wanna join me? We can get real together :)
Whatever the case may be, it’s been an extremely enlightening journey for ME. I’m sure the kids are learning too, but I know I’m learning a ton. My kids may not need more deschooling, but I feel like I’m still very much in the learning stages and very much trying to form new habits.
Anyway, here are some recent observations I’ve made about “math” and “language.” I put those words in quotes because I don’t normally think so much in terms of school subjects. I just categorize it here for those who aren’t unschooling just to, hopefully, help you see how it works.
For those that do unschool, well, this post is just a bit of a celebration of the small things I get to see “working” on a regular basis.
I recently read an article over at IttyBiz.com. I've been there before and even grabbed the free course they offer. I have to admit, I really love getting email from them. It's always entertaining AND makes good points. I honestly don't know any … [Read More...]
The other day, as I was sweeping up the kitchen, I came across a number of Lego pieces. At 31 weeks pregnant, going down to the ground over and over and over again is not the most pleasant task. So instead of doing what I've done for the past 4 … [Read More...]
Just so happened that my boys really needed haircuts at the same time as "back to school" in Hawaii. One perk I enjoy about unschooling is not worrying so much about the back to school rush, stress, shopping, etc. However, I've wanted to get the … [Read More...]
As I continue my shift from a "do as I say, or else" parenting perspective to a grace based one, Jennifer Grail's site is one I go back to time and time again for help making this shift. Here's an excerpt from an article that really helps me see … [Read More...]