Grocery Store Classroom

Unschooling is like improv. When we don’t have curriculum or an academic agenda we have to find learning everywhere we go. And ordinary activities – like grocery shopping – can be a wealth of learning! Fortunately, my Sweetpea is 8 and the ultimate helper. Each week, I’m amazed at how many big and little learning…

Book vs Movie: Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

We love books and stories. I read aloud for about an hour at bedtime, and we also listen to audiobooks in the car, while we play, and while we are being creative. I was so delighted in my daughter’s capacity to think critically about a story and engage with how it was presented. Right now…