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A Weekend With Unschooling Mom2Mom’s Sue Patterson

“What are you really afraid of?” she asked me softly, looking right into my eyes.I was sitting on a couch in a beach house right next to Sue Patterson, a woman I’d followed on Facebook for several years, a woman I consider to be one of the wisest voices within the unschooling community. I’m not […]

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KonMari and Toys: Teaching Your Children a Valuable Lesson

There was stuff.  Stuff everywhere I turned.  Too many clothes.  Too many books.  Too many papers.  Too many toys.  Too many odds and ends that didn’t seem to have a real home (unless you count the junk drawer, which I am told doesn’t count).   The sheer volume of stuff my family owned was suffocating and overwhelming.  I’d look around my cluttered home, […]

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