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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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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Apple Cannons!!

What do you do when you evacuate for a hurricane? You visit an apple orchard and shoot apple cannons! Hurricane Irma rolled through and sent us north to the mountains of Bryson City, North Carolina. We landed here because it was a safe enough distance away, as well as the home of my awesome in-laws…

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Apple Pickin’

So, we live in Northeast Florida, and we have been evacuated from our home due to a hurricane. We are in North Carolina visiting Nana, and we’re all trying to make the best of the situation. Today, we have decided to go apple pickin’! We ended up at Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard in Hendersonville. What a…

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National Agriculture Day

It’s National Agriculture Day, so to celebrate we bought 2 more flats of strawberries!! What do you do with so many strawberries? Simple!! You make strawberry bark, strawberry syrup, strawberry chips, strawberry fruit roll ups & last, but definitely not least… strawberry pie!! Anyways, back to National Agriculture Day, make sure you give thanks to…

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