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Back in the unschool saddle!

Dear Readers, It has been several years since I posted here. For many reasons, one of which was a big move (still in city limits I’m proud to say) and some lifestyle changes (like grandma moving in part time and a new dog, an endless stream of visitors, a new job for me and the […]

Mary Rice is looking for homeschooling families to volunteer at thi year’s Sparks fair. Give her a call!

(trying out some Latin spells at one In-Home Conference) Relaxed Homeschooler Talk Radio show #11 is up for the In-Home Conference! It may be earlier than usual (8am central time this Monday) but join me as the midwestern posse of homeschoolers revs up for the upcoming In-Home Conference. I’ll have several guests from the conference […]

  Join us at the Community Co-op for Near West Homeschoolers. We meet weekly on Thursdays for classes for toddlers to tweens (with a teen option available). Classes include: Nursery School, Tot Art, Tot PE, PE, Hands-on Science, Studio Art, and Writers’ Workshop. Affordable, supportive, and fun! Kids in co-op have this to say, “I […]

This is a continuation of my imagined Missed Connections at the Obama rally last night, referenced by me elsewhere. All photos are actually mine. Right before the rally you were at the train station, nervously awaiting your train and hoping the delay wouldn’t be too long. Or else someone would have to get snacks. Like […]

Every fall the Chicago Toy & Game Fair comes to Chicago, spreading toy and game joy just before the holidays, and sharing awesome inventions, live game shows and full sized Star Wars characters. As always, homeschoolers are welcome and encouraged to attend and to participate in the many activities including the Young Inventor’s Challenge which […]

Unschooling United

  Unschooling United is a nationwide support network for unschoolers and you can become a member or sign up to facilitate an unschooling support group. Got questions about unschooling? Not sure how you want to proceed? Want to know how to find other unschoolers in your area? Look up your Unschooling United facilitator and give […]

(2 weeks ago the field trip was Florida!) I linked to Homeschool Buyers Coop before for the free homeschool ID. This time I’m linking to it for the very comprehensive field trip map they have of Canada and the US. Thanks to Diane of Clickschooling for this link!

Speaking of science…is it time for you to get a refresher course? Spring Valley Nature Center in Schaumburg, will hold a science workshop for homeschooling parents to help them explore what science is and how to impart that to their kids. This fun, informative workshop is helpful for homeschoolers of any background–unschoolers, eclectic learners and […]

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