Unschooling Part 4 – Unschooling- How To

Unschooling

When starting the unschooling process, it can take a while to find out what works for you and for your children, to get into your own groove, to create a routine that works for everyone, and, more importantly, to understand that learning happens naturally through life experiences. Unschoolers learn in a hands-on, real world kind…

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Unschooling Part 3 – Deschooling

Deschooling

Public schools are nothing more than hopelessly, flawed attempts at distributing commercialized, in-the-box curriculums to a large number of recipients. It’s basically, in my opinion anyways, just another way of mass population management. I mean, we can’t have a lot of free thinkers running around, can we? Schooling is learning how to follow instructions, and…

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Unschooling Part 2 – What are the Benefits of Unschooling

Unschooling

While attending school, knowledge is simply handed down from the teacher, usually read from a book, to the student. Contrarily, some benefits of unschooling are that a more effective teaching method is incorporated to help improve learning outcomes, and that the students are empowered to learn for themselves. When learning is self-motivated and personal, it…

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Unschooling Part 1 – What is Unschooling?

Unschooling

A huge misconception about homeschoolers, and especially about unschoolers, is that they sit around in their pajamas watching TV, playing video games or tablets, and sleeping all day. However, a lack of compulsory-style schooling, and a lack of curriculum does not mean a lack of structure in their life, nor does it mean a lack…

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Hotlines and Websites for Victims

organization Phone number Website National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 thehotline.org Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN) 1-800-656-4673 rainn.org National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline 1-866-331-9474Text: 22522 loveisrespect.org Stronghearts Native Helpline 1-844-762-8483 strongheartshelpline.org National Human Trafficking Hotline 1-888-373-7888Text: 233733 humantraffickinghotline.org National Runaway Safeline 1-800-786-2929 1800runaway.orginfo@1800runaway.org National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-422-4453 childhelp.org National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255…

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How to Use a Dutch Oven

What is a Dutch Oven? It’s basically a handy, heavy duty pot with a lid. Dutch Ovens have been used for hundreds of years and have proven to be an essential, versatile item for most of those. They come in different sizes and depths as well as different types such as a home Dutch Oven…

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How to Cook without Electricity

Do you know what to do in the event that your stove isn’t working during an emergency? How will you cook all of the foods that you’ve been storing or are you planning to eat them cold? How will you cook without electricity? This is something to consider before an emergency happens. One way of…

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EDC for Women

EDC for women stands for Every Day Carry. These are items that you carry with you everyday and use on a regular basis. Of course, the contents will be different for everyone and you should customize the items to fit your everyday routine and needs. When I leave my home, more times than not I’m…

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What is the Meaning of SHTF?

New to the concept of SHTF? Wondering what the meaning of SHTF is? In the literal terms, the acronym itself means “Shit Hits The Fan”. A bit vulgar, yes, but I’m sure you can imagine the messiness of such an occurrence! Although the metaphorical meaning of SHTF can be extraordinarily different for many people, it…

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What Is a Southern Belle?

​What is a Southern Belle? In a way, if it’s broken down to the rudimentary meaning, I guess it would be regional beauty? Belle is derived from the french term “belle” which translates to beauty, and southern refers to America’s deep south region. A Southern Belle is a young, proper woman of the American south,…

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