Children, like adults, feel most like cooperating with those who treat them with
kindness, respect, understanding, and dignity.
Try to make your choices and set your limits based on the unique
circumstances and qualities of your own family, not on the ideology of
what "defines" unschooling.
Funny how, even as an adult, the school system inspires, practically
demands, dishonesty in order to combat its absurdly illogical control
Here is a neat story to tell the kids while carving a
A woman was asked by a friend, "What is it like to be
a Christian?" The woman replied, "It is like being a
pumpkin. God picks you from the patch, brings you in,
and washes all the dirt off of you. Then He cuts off
the top and scoops out all the yucky stuff. He removes
the seeds of doubt, hate, and greed. Then He carves
you a new smiling face and puts His light inside of
you to shine for all the world to see."