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Andrew is hard at work tonight finishing up his book.  We are so both so proud of him and can’t wait to see it completed!  This is what I dreamt of when I started homeschooling nearly a decade ago! .
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#homeschooling #unschooling #unschoolingrocks #unschoolingteens #homeschooledteen #homeschoolteens #worldschooling

Andrew is hard at work tonight finishing up his book. We are so both so proud of him and can’t wait to see it completed! This is what I dreamt of when I started homeschooling nearly a decade ago! . . . #homeschooling #unschooling #unschoolingrocks #unschoolingteens #homeschooledteen #homeschoolteens #worldschooling

The kind of drink childhood demands especially after a hard day's work like jumping, climbing, running around, chasing dogs, chased by birds, escaping from objects thrown your way, getting manhandled by your sister and finally surviving with just few bruises :)
#paidpost #imeanpaidforitandposted #therespectthisnutdemands #unschooling #playisworkforchildren #loveislove #documentingourdays

The kind of drink childhood demands especially after a hard day's work like jumping, climbing, running around, chasing dogs, chased by birds, escaping from objects thrown your way, getting manhandled by your sister and finally surviving with just few bruises :) #paidpost #imeanpaidforitandposted #therespectthisnutdemands #unschooling #playisworkforchildren #loveislove #documentingourdays

Ich war heute morgen in der 8. Klasse eines Gymnasiums, um bei Fragen rund ums Thema Bulimie Rede und Antwort zu stehen. Es hat Spaß gemacht und war eine schöne Erfahrung, auch wenn mich eine Sache ziemlich sauer gemacht hat und ich mich zurückgesetzt gefühlt habe in meine (für mich ziemlich beschissene) Schulzeit. 😷
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Was mich so anpisst ist der respektlose Umgang. Und zwar den der Lehrer gegenüber den Schülern. Ich saß in diesem Klassenzimmer, alle hatten Spaß und haben herumgealbert. Und plötzlich wurde diese Stimmung unterbrochen von einem unfreundlichen Ton und irgendein Schüler wurde blöd von der Seite angemacht.😠Bevor überhaupt irgendjemand begrüßt wurde. Kein Lächeln, kein „Wie geht es euch?“, einfach nur purer Frust und Unfreundlichkeit. So ging das die ganze Zeit weiter. Bis ich zu Wort kam. Ich wurde freundlich und respektvoll behandelt und plötzlich konnte dieser herablassende Mensch sogar lächeln. Sorry, aber da bekomm ich echt das Kotzen. 🤮
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Kinder sind vollwertige Menschen. Es gibt keinen Grund, sie minderwertiger zu behandeln als Erwachsene, mit ihnen anders zu sprechen. Lehrer, die sich mächtig fühlen, wenn sie ihren Schülern zeigen können, dass sie am längeren Hebel sitzen, die ihren Frust an Kindern auslassen müssen, das sind einfach nur arme Würstchen. Wie soll bitte ein respektvoller Umgang gelernt werden, wenn so ein Lehrpersonal eingesetzt wird? Und ja, ihr könnt jetzt alle sagen, "das war bestimmt ein Einzelfall". Nein, war es nicht. Denn ich habe als Schüler exakt die gleiche Erfahrung gemacht. Mit 80% der Lehrer. Es gibt definitiv einen Grund, warum ich mir lange bevor Kinder überhaupt geplant sind, überlege, wie ich ihnen diese ekelhafte Erfahrung ersparen kann. 🤔
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Weiter in den Kommentaren. Einmal in Rage geschrieben, ist da nix mehr mit Kürzen...🙈👇🏼

Ich war heute morgen in der 8. Klasse eines Gymnasiums, um bei Fragen rund ums Thema Bulimie Rede und Antwort zu stehen. Es hat Spaß gemacht und war eine schöne Erfahrung, auch wenn mich eine Sache ziemlich sauer gemacht hat und ich mich zurückgesetzt gefühlt habe in meine (für mich ziemlich beschissene) Schulzeit. 😷 . Was mich so anpisst ist der respektlose Umgang. Und zwar den der Lehrer gegenüber den Schülern. Ich saß in diesem Klassenzimmer, alle hatten Spaß und haben herumgealbert. Und plötzlich wurde diese Stimmung unterbrochen von einem unfreundlichen Ton und irgendein Schüler wurde blöd von der Seite angemacht.😠Bevor überhaupt irgendjemand begrüßt wurde. Kein Lächeln, kein „Wie geht es euch?“, einfach nur purer Frust und Unfreundlichkeit. So ging das die ganze Zeit weiter. Bis ich zu Wort kam. Ich wurde freundlich und respektvoll behandelt und plötzlich konnte dieser herablassende Mensch sogar lächeln. Sorry, aber da bekomm ich echt das Kotzen. 🤮 . Kinder sind vollwertige Menschen. Es gibt keinen Grund, sie minderwertiger zu behandeln als Erwachsene, mit ihnen anders zu sprechen. Lehrer, die sich mächtig fühlen, wenn sie ihren Schülern zeigen können, dass sie am längeren Hebel sitzen, die ihren Frust an Kindern auslassen müssen, das sind einfach nur arme Würstchen. Wie soll bitte ein respektvoller Umgang gelernt werden, wenn so ein Lehrpersonal eingesetzt wird? Und ja, ihr könnt jetzt alle sagen, "das war bestimmt ein Einzelfall". Nein, war es nicht. Denn ich habe als Schüler exakt die gleiche Erfahrung gemacht. Mit 80% der Lehrer. Es gibt definitiv einen Grund, warum ich mir lange bevor Kinder überhaupt geplant sind, überlege, wie ich ihnen diese ekelhafte Erfahrung ersparen kann. 🤔 . Weiter in den Kommentaren. Einmal in Rage geschrieben, ist da nix mehr mit Kürzen...🙈👇🏼

Off to the mainland for a couple weeks ✈️ Packing this morning and I realized Jayden does not have one single pair of full length pants that aren’t pajamas 😂🙈 Gunna be funny to watch my monkeys walk around fully clothed AND with shoes on. We are going to miss romping around barefoot drinking soup out of coconuts 🥥 (@coconutinformation ) “Support your local organic farmer” shirt by @siennamoonla 🙌🏼

Off to the mainland for a couple weeks ✈️ Packing this morning and I realized Jayden does not have one single pair of full length pants that aren’t pajamas 😂🙈 Gunna be funny to watch my monkeys walk around fully clothed AND with shoes on. We are going to miss romping around barefoot drinking soup out of coconuts 🥥 (@coconutinformation ) “Support your local organic farmer” shirt by @siennamoonla 🙌🏼

We are taking December easy. Today consisted of lots of free play, some reading, (ice) skating, and trying out a couple new games. What were you up to today? #intentionalhomeschooling #gameschooling

We are taking December easy. Today consisted of lots of free play, some reading, (ice) skating, and trying out a couple new games. What were you up to today? #intentionalhomeschooling #gameschooling

Made a little interview (link in bio) with a small news site here in Denmark about our way of life 😊 we talked about a lot of things; my wardrobe, minimalism, zero waste, veganism, materialism around Christmas, not putting Tipo in an institution, climate change, sharing economy and sustainability 🌍 the article turned out really well - give it a read 🙏 #zerowastelife 😘

Made a little interview (link in bio) with a small news site here in Denmark about our way of life 😊 we talked about a lot of things; my wardrobe, minimalism, zero waste, veganism, materialism around Christmas, not putting Tipo in an institution, climate change, sharing economy and sustainability 🌍 the article turned out really well - give it a read 🙏 #zerowastelife 😘

I love our "new" second hand cargo bike 😍
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We ended up with a large Christiania Light with room for all future children and our tribe children, and I'm really surprised at how easy it is to manage and drive around!
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Ani is still a bit too young to feel safe and comfortable in it, and we respect that - so for now I have to walk it or Benjamin must drive Aston around, while Banani is in the sling with me (Aston loves it and wants to ride it all the time). But in a month or so, we are unstoppable, driving around in the gigantic forest in our new 'hood ✌🏼
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Thanks you guys for all of your great advice and tips! It was very helpful ❤️

I love our "new" second hand cargo bike 😍 . We ended up with a large Christiania Light with room for all future children and our tribe children, and I'm really surprised at how easy it is to manage and drive around! . Ani is still a bit too young to feel safe and comfortable in it, and we respect that - so for now I have to walk it or Benjamin must drive Aston around, while Banani is in the sling with me (Aston loves it and wants to ride it all the time). But in a month or so, we are unstoppable, driving around in the gigantic forest in our new 'hood ✌🏼 . Thanks you guys for all of your great advice and tips! It was very helpful ❤️

What is gym class looking like for you this week? Winter X Games is what it's looking like for us.  This week will include a hike, a run and a deck of cards with different exercise activities.
We enjoy the outdoors year round, rain, snow, or shine.  Let's us know how what gym looks like in your home.🦄 . ☃️ . ❄️ . 🏔️ . ⛄ . 🌨️ . 🏂 . 🗻 .

#homeschool #school #unschool  #unschooler #deschool #homeschooler #homeschooling #homeschoolers #unschoolers #homeschoollife #homeschoolparent #homeschooledkid #homeschooledkids #homeschoolparents #unschooling #unschoolkids #homeschoolblogger #roadschool #roadschooling #secularhomeschooling #worldschooling #worldschool #eclectichomeschool #worldschooler  #wildschooling #freeschooling #lifelonglearning #education #teacher #student

What is gym class looking like for you this week? Winter X Games is what it's looking like for us. This week will include a hike, a run and a deck of cards with different exercise activities. We enjoy the outdoors year round, rain, snow, or shine. Let's us know how what gym looks like in your home.🦄 . ☃️ . ❄️ . 🏔️ . ⛄ . 🌨️ . 🏂 . 🗻 . #homeschool #school #unschool #unschooler #deschool #homeschooler #homeschooling #homeschoolers #unschoolers #homeschoollife #homeschoolparent #homeschooledkid #homeschooledkids #homeschoolparents #unschooling #unschoolkids #homeschoolblogger #roadschool #roadschooling #secularhomeschooling #worldschooling #worldschool #eclectichomeschool #worldschooler #wildschooling #freeschooling #lifelonglearning #education #teacher #student

For E: finally finding curriculum that works amazing for him! ABC Mouse and explode the code!  #it #add #adhd #spd #sensoryprocessingdisorder #asd #learningdifferences #homeschool #homeschooling #homeschoollife #unschooling #unschoollife #relaxedhomeschooling.

For E: finally finding curriculum that works amazing for him! ABC Mouse and explode the code! #it #add #adhd #spd #sensoryprocessingdisorder #asd #learningdifferences #homeschool #homeschooling #homeschoollife #unschooling #unschoollife #relaxedhomeschooling.

Our vegan chef's tasting is this Saturday- get your tickets now on our FB page!

#vegan #cooking #education #chefstasting #alted #unschooling

Our vegan chef's tasting is this Saturday- get your tickets now on our FB page! #vegan #cooking #education #chefstasting #alted #unschooling

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Normally when I go on photo shoot excursions Storm is just coming along for the ride. This time I decided to give her her very own camera to take pictures. She was super excited and took some amazing pictures. The last two are all her. I think she has graduated from my photo assistant to fellow photographer.

SWIPE LEFT Normally when I go on photo shoot excursions Storm is just coming along for the ride. This time I decided to give her her very own camera to take pictures. She was super excited and took some amazing pictures. The last two are all her. I think she has graduated from my photo assistant to fellow photographer.

Anoche a las doce, no había quien apagara las luces... mis hijos estaban atrapados por los libros y sus contenidos!!!!! Desde mi punto de vista, el gusto por la lectura no se desarrolla leyendo, sino mientras te leen y te abrazan cálidamente... #365trossets  #homeschooling #ilovehomeschoolingmykids #educacionencasa #vidaconsciente  #crecersinprisas #growingupfree #jugaresesencial #unschooling #juegolibre #jugaresaprender #perseguirunsueño #motivación #pequeñosgrandesplaeres #ecoaldea #ecoinfancia #ecochildhood #otoño #otoño2017  #autumn.

Anoche a las doce, no había quien apagara las luces... mis hijos estaban atrapados por los libros y sus contenidos!!!!! Desde mi punto de vista, el gusto por la lectura no se desarrolla leyendo, sino mientras te leen y te abrazan cálidamente... #365trossets #homeschooling #ilovehomeschoolingmykids #educacionencasa #vidaconsciente #crecersinprisas #growingupfree #jugaresesencial #unschooling #juegolibre #jugaresaprender #perseguirunsueño #motivación #pequeñosgrandesplaeres #ecoaldea #ecoinfancia #ecochildhood #otoño #otoño2017 #autumn.

What have we added to our library collections? (Shout out to Fairview Public Library🙌🏽 by the way)
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Starting Poetry Tea Time has created what I think it’s intended to create. A further love of reading, literature and specifically-poetry. 
My daughter has been enjoying Shel Silverstein, the 3 of us dove into Haikus and a little bit of Samurai history. 
Further on my kids personal reading list- Garfield. Always Garfield. And now Calvin and Hobbes💗 
#honeyimhomeschoolingthekids #poetryteatime #readtolead #literature #readers

What have we added to our library collections? (Shout out to Fairview Public Library🙌🏽 by the way) 📚 Starting Poetry Tea Time has created what I think it’s intended to create. A further love of reading, literature and specifically-poetry. My daughter has been enjoying Shel Silverstein, the 3 of us dove into Haikus and a little bit of Samurai history. Further on my kids personal reading list- Garfield. Always Garfield. And now Calvin and Hobbes💗 #honeyimhomeschoolingthekids #poetryteatime #readtolead #literature #readers

I hate worksheets. AJ loves them. So we work on them as long as she is having fun. The moment it gets frustrating we move on to something gross motor related, like tag or painting giant paper. #ajlittlebug #unschooling #homeschoolpreschool

I hate worksheets. AJ loves them. So we work on them as long as she is having fun. The moment it gets frustrating we move on to something gross motor related, like tag or painting giant paper. #ajlittlebug #unschooling #homeschoolpreschool

Unschooling.  Our days unfold naturally. When the weather is just right we set out and enjoy the cool snow and dazzling sunlight. 
We build, we explore, we follow our own guide. 
#unschoolers #unschooling #gogreen #liveinthemoment #livewell #snow #kidsarethebest

Unschooling. Our days unfold naturally. When the weather is just right we set out and enjoy the cool snow and dazzling sunlight. We build, we explore, we follow our own guide. #unschoolers #unschooling #gogreen #liveinthemoment #livewell #snow #kidsarethebest

🦋🖐🏼💦 Beautiful wet felted butterfly! I was really excited to get back to wet felting this month in my art classes. boys and girls really love working with wool. As I've mentioned before sensory art making  is so important for kids to experience. Follow my bio link to review my art education books and where to purchase them to learn more about Nurturing Visual Arts 🦋🖐🏼💦 .
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#homeschoolmotherhood #homeschool #homeschooling #homeschoolingmama #homeschooler #homeschoolinglife #montessoriathome #waldorfhomeschool #reggioathome #charlottmasoneducation #reggioemilia #montessori #unschooling #worldschooling #homeschoolart #artteacher #crafts #craftsmanhome #wool #wetfelting #handycraft #handmade #artsy #preschool #artproject #artprojectforkids

🦋🖐🏼💦 Beautiful wet felted butterfly! I was really excited to get back to wet felting this month in my art classes. boys and girls really love working with wool. As I've mentioned before sensory art making is so important for kids to experience. Follow my bio link to review my art education books and where to purchase them to learn more about Nurturing Visual Arts 🦋🖐🏼💦 . . #homeschoolmotherhood #homeschool #homeschooling #homeschoolingmama #homeschooler #homeschoolinglife #montessoriathome #waldorfhomeschool #reggioathome #charlottmasoneducation #reggioemilia #montessori #unschooling #worldschooling #homeschoolart #artteacher #crafts #craftsmanhome #wool #wetfelting #handycraft #handmade #artsy #preschool #artproject #artprojectforkids

Yes, you read that right. FREE ebook. Go get it. #free #ebook #homeschool #unschooling #homeschooling #promo #promotion #doit

Yes, you read that right. FREE ebook. Go get it. #free #ebook #homeschool #unschooling #homeschooling #promo #promotion #doit

Son premier colis de Noël 🎄 à une petite fille qui lui a donné un morceau d'humeur magique 🧙‍♀️ #noelmagique #ief #unschooling #vegankids #colis

Son premier colis de Noël 🎄 à une petite fille qui lui a donné un morceau d'humeur magique 🧙‍♀️ #noelmagique #ief #unschooling #vegankids #colis

Thanks, @slice_of_chaos for sharing your adventure with us! ・・・
Quote: "This school needed a break so off on an excursion we go..."
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Where will your excursions take your school today? .
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Share them with us using the #featuremycrazyhslife tag!

Thanks, @slice_of_chaos for sharing your adventure with us! ・・・ Quote: "This school needed a break so off on an excursion we go..." ・・・ Where will your excursions take your school today? . . Share them with us using the #featuremycrazyhslife tag!

My little ladies made hand soap for me this morning. They used our homemade liquid Castile soap, lemon balm olive oil, and peppermint oil for this batch. 😊❤️#littlehelpers #mydaughters #daughtersareprecious #handsoap #foaming #soapmaking #homesteading #homestead #homeschooling #homeschool #unschooling #unschool #thisisschool #howwehomeschool #lifeskills

My little ladies made hand soap for me this morning. They used our homemade liquid Castile soap, lemon balm olive oil, and peppermint oil for this batch. 😊❤️#littlehelpers #mydaughters #daughtersareprecious #handsoap #foaming #soapmaking #homesteading #homestead #homeschooling #homeschool #unschooling #unschool #thisisschool #howwehomeschool #lifeskills

Today we went to the park 🌳💛 #unschooling #lifeschooled #weekdays #mydubai

Today we went to the park 🌳💛 #unschooling #lifeschooled #weekdays #mydubai

We made tiny cookie houses and ornaments with our friends today! We enjoyed starting a new tradition while spending time with our peeps! 
#homeschoolingmom 
#homeschoolfun 
#dearhomeschoolmom 
#unschooling 
#timewellspent
#loveyourlife

We made tiny cookie houses and ornaments with our friends today! We enjoyed starting a new tradition while spending time with our peeps! #homeschoolingmom #homeschoolfun #dearhomeschoolmom #unschooling #timewellspent #loveyourlife

Les  somptueux carrosses des écuries du château Versailles. 
#unschooling #sortiesenfants #apprendsmoiautrement #chateaudeversailles

Les somptueux carrosses des écuries du château Versailles. #unschooling #sortiesenfants #apprendsmoiautrement #chateaudeversailles

K is for Keep. What strategies do you use when the going gets rough? How do you build resilience? When I first wrote this chapter I was focusing on our challenges with choosing unschooling and leaving a career in traditional education. But life's given me lots more opportunities to need to keep;to be willing to go against the grain, to reframe problems as possibilities, to keep naysayers away and to keep a space of refuge at home. What situations have you had to keep going? How did you?  More at www.lisanalbone.com. #unschooling #lifelonglearning #resilience #homeschooling #learning #caregiver #LifeSPARKS

K is for Keep. What strategies do you use when the going gets rough? How do you build resilience? When I first wrote this chapter I was focusing on our challenges with choosing unschooling and leaving a career in traditional education. But life's given me lots more opportunities to need to keep;to be willing to go against the grain, to reframe problems as possibilities, to keep naysayers away and to keep a space of refuge at home. What situations have you had to keep going? How did you? More at www.lisanalbone.com. #unschooling #lifelonglearning #resilience #homeschooling #learning #caregiver #LifeSPARKS

Kids getting started on school work! In December we put down the textbooks and go over anything that needs extra practice. So they have folders with worksheets all Christmas themed. Because you know going over anything new before Christmas isn’t gonna happen! #christmasschoolwork #schoolwork #math #homeschoolmath #homeschool #homeschooling #unschooling #makeschoolfun #learningisfun #christmasmood #christmastime #homeschoolmom #homeschoolkids

Kids getting started on school work! In December we put down the textbooks and go over anything that needs extra practice. So they have folders with worksheets all Christmas themed. Because you know going over anything new before Christmas isn’t gonna happen! #christmasschoolwork #schoolwork #math #homeschoolmath #homeschool #homeschooling #unschooling #makeschoolfun #learningisfun #christmasmood #christmastime #homeschoolmom #homeschoolkids

If we go to Matthews, even just for a quick errand, we try to stop by this gem of a park.  It doesn't feel like you're right between two shopping centers, and the creek, climbing structures and zipline are right up the kids' alley.  #getoutdoors #unschooling #homeschooling #parkdays

If we go to Matthews, even just for a quick errand, we try to stop by this gem of a park. It doesn't feel like you're right between two shopping centers, and the creek, climbing structures and zipline are right up the kids' alley. #getoutdoors #unschooling #homeschooling #parkdays

Daily Journal 12/12: “You do not control others and you never will. You can not control their actions and you never will. You can not affect their words and you never will. But you can stand in your light. And know everything projected onto you from others is their wounds and ego. They do not know your light is untouchable. They do not know their light is hidden. They do not see beyond the scope. They do not see what you see. The bigger connections. You were sent to share that connection. Your soul is old. Magnificent. Wise. Guided. Listen. You know the answers and you must share them. Go deeper, because you can. Forgive because you must.”
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painting by @janetpaints
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#truesource #sourcespeaks #channeling #yoga #essentialoils #meditation #kundaliniawakening

Daily Journal 12/12: “You do not control others and you never will. You can not control their actions and you never will. You can not affect their words and you never will. But you can stand in your light. And know everything projected onto you from others is their wounds and ego. They do not know your light is untouchable. They do not know their light is hidden. They do not see beyond the scope. They do not see what you see. The bigger connections. You were sent to share that connection. Your soul is old. Magnificent. Wise. Guided. Listen. You know the answers and you must share them. Go deeper, because you can. Forgive because you must.” . painting by @janetpaints . #truesource #sourcespeaks #channeling #yoga #essentialoils #meditation #kundaliniawakening

Perks of having a pet lizard.  Going to the pet store for live crickets every week or so.  Everyone enjoys talking to the birds and kitties, and watching the snakes and hamsters too.  #unschooling #homeschooling #petsmart #learningeveryday #lifelearners

Perks of having a pet lizard. Going to the pet store for live crickets every week or so. Everyone enjoys talking to the birds and kitties, and watching the snakes and hamsters too. #unschooling #homeschooling #petsmart #learningeveryday #lifelearners

Mamas I blinked and my first born baby turned 15 years old yesterday. I just want to cry!!! Yesterday we climbed in his bed and sang him happy birthday and right afterwards one of my younger girls asked me if he can start dating now since I started dating Daddy when I was 15 1/2. You know until then I still saw him as my baby but then I started remembering myself when I was 15. Then the girls started telling me that he can get his driving license soon and all that was too much for me to handle.😯 I mean he is the one who made me a mama. I still remember our daily walks up and down the street when he was little and he'd tell me all the things he was going to do when he grows up and marries. And you know what??? He said he wanted to go to the same stores and do the same thing we were doing. Bless his little heart.

If your a young mama my advice to you sweet mama is love on those little people. Yes you might be tired and you might not have much (if any) "me time" but those are the sweetest years when you just ask your little one "where is mama?" and he smiles and hugs you because you are his whole world. Play, talk, and just soak them up while you can. Don't stress over all the little stuff. Your little one will talk fluently,  he will use the potty, and read before you know it. Let them sleep with you and let them be little for as long as they can. Don't rush them and have them do lots of older things too fast. Take lots of videos and pictures with you and your little one in them. 
If you are a mama and you had a child who is older than 15 what advice do you have for me? I love learning from others and I just want to cherish the few years I have left with this handsome son of mine living with us. 🍃🌲Starting tomorrow I will be taking a break from Instagram. I'll be back in January. We are going to Oregon for a week this month and I just want to soak up every minute I get with my family. We have blog posts scheduled on our blog this month so you can check the link in bio for our blog posts on Thursdays. Thank you💗 for following our journey this year. Thank you for all the love 💕and support  we have received. Merry Christmas dear mamas. :)🌲🍃

Mamas I blinked and my first born baby turned 15 years old yesterday. I just want to cry!!! Yesterday we climbed in his bed and sang him happy birthday and right afterwards one of my younger girls asked me if he can start dating now since I started dating Daddy when I was 15 1/2. You know until then I still saw him as my baby but then I started remembering myself when I was 15. Then the girls started telling me that he can get his driving license soon and all that was too much for me to handle.😯 I mean he is the one who made me a mama. I still remember our daily walks up and down the street when he was little and he'd tell me all the things he was going to do when he grows up and marries. And you know what??? He said he wanted to go to the same stores and do the same thing we were doing. Bless his little heart. If your a young mama my advice to you sweet mama is love on those little people. Yes you might be tired and you might not have much (if any) "me time" but those are the sweetest years when you just ask your little one "where is mama?" and he smiles and hugs you because you are his whole world. Play, talk, and just soak them up while you can. Don't stress over all the little stuff. Your little one will talk fluently,  he will use the potty, and read before you know it. Let them sleep with you and let them be little for as long as they can. Don't rush them and have them do lots of older things too fast. Take lots of videos and pictures with you and your little one in them. If you are a mama and you had a child who is older than 15 what advice do you have for me? I love learning from others and I just want to cherish the few years I have left with this handsome son of mine living with us. 🍃🌲Starting tomorrow I will be taking a break from Instagram. I'll be back in January. We are going to Oregon for a week this month and I just want to soak up every minute I get with my family. We have blog posts scheduled on our blog this month so you can check the link in bio for our blog posts on Thursdays. Thank you💗 for following our journey this year. Thank you for all the love 💕and support we have received. Merry Christmas dear mamas. :)🌲🍃

Education is not what happens in schools. Education happens in every-day-life, all the time, with everyone we coexist with.
🌐 Educação não é o que acontece nas escolas. Educação acontece no nosso dia-a-dia, o tempo todo, com todos com os quais convivemos.
🔎📖🔬 #unschooling #homeschool #homeschooling #porumaeducaçãointegral #ssmartmãe #ssmartmae #learningallthetime #learning #learningisfun #learningwithfriends #friends #freeeducation #waldorf #pedagogialivre #pedagogia #smartkids #socialização😉 #aprendendocomamigos

Education is not what happens in schools. Education happens in every-day-life, all the time, with everyone we coexist with. 🌐 Educação não é o que acontece nas escolas. Educação acontece no nosso dia-a-dia, o tempo todo, com todos com os quais convivemos. 🔎📖🔬 #unschooling #homeschool #homeschooling #porumaeducaçãointegral #ssmartmãe #ssmartmae #learningallthetime #learning #learningisfun #learningwithfriends #friends #freeeducation #waldorf #pedagogialivre #pedagogia #smartkids #socialização😉 #aprendendocomamigos

First time taking the boys to a Christmas tree farm. It was really neat. The Christmas spirit juices are flowing! 🌲❄

First time taking the boys to a Christmas tree farm. It was really neat. The Christmas spirit juices are flowing! 🌲❄

"This is our island. It's a good island. Until the grownups come to fetch us we'll have fun..." #littleandbrave #boyhood #momswithcameras #letthembelittle #instakids #momtogs #kidsforreal #beautifulmess #unschooling

"This is our island. It's a good island. Until the grownups come to fetch us we'll have fun..." #littleandbrave #boyhood #momswithcameras #letthembelittle #instakids #momtogs #kidsforreal #beautifulmess #unschooling

It is time to cross next border, Thailand here we cooome!
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#20000miles_pl #travel #roundtheworld #travelwithkids #kids #unschooling #worldschooling #thailand #travelphotography

It is time to cross next border, Thailand here we cooome! 🇹🇭 #20000miles_pl #travel #roundtheworld #travelwithkids #kids #unschooling #worldschooling #thailand #travelphotography

Try saying no to this face...ice cream for breakfast .

Try saying no to this face...ice cream for breakfast .

Making a double batch of snickerdoodle cookies while listening to I am Malala on audiobook with my 10 year old...
#ilovemylife #unschooling  #kidswhobake  #supporttheirinterests #snickerdoodles #holidaybaking #10yearold #alwayslearning

Making a double batch of snickerdoodle cookies while listening to I am Malala on audiobook with my 10 year old... #ilovemylife #unschooling #kidswhobake #supporttheirinterests #snickerdoodles #holidaybaking #10yearold #alwayslearning

Det langsomme liv er den uplanlagte søvn på sofaen en eftermiddag. Livet er i oplevelserne, og oplevelserne skal have tid til at bundfælde sig.
Det tager tid at være tilstede i livet, og jeg skal lære at være langsom, det har jeg aldrig været før. Jeg kan indimellem blive skræmt over, hvor langsomt livet er, nu hvor jeg er ved at finde ind i nuet. Samtidig kan jeg mærke, at bag den næste dør - når jeg kommer et enkelt stik dybere - der venter en ro og rytme, som jeg har længtes efter #slow #unschooling #homeschoolers #rural #livetpålandet #langsomterhurtigt #hjemmeskole

Det langsomme liv er den uplanlagte søvn på sofaen en eftermiddag. Livet er i oplevelserne, og oplevelserne skal have tid til at bundfælde sig. Det tager tid at være tilstede i livet, og jeg skal lære at være langsom, det har jeg aldrig været før. Jeg kan indimellem blive skræmt over, hvor langsomt livet er, nu hvor jeg er ved at finde ind i nuet. Samtidig kan jeg mærke, at bag den næste dør - når jeg kommer et enkelt stik dybere - der venter en ro og rytme, som jeg har længtes efter #slow #unschooling #homeschoolers #rural #livetpålandet #langsomterhurtigt #hjemmeskole

Dünyanın en tatlı cümlesi "ben döktüm ama temizlerim "😄😀 ahhh birde yapılan uğraşların meyvesini yemek ne tatlı 😍 .
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#kidsactivities #playandlearn #homeschooling #unschooling #playtime #learningthroughplay #kidsplay #toddleractivities #papodaprofessoradenise #igkiddies

Dünyanın en tatlı cümlesi "ben döktüm ama temizlerim "😄😀 ahhh birde yapılan uğraşların meyvesini yemek ne tatlı 😍 . . . #kidsactivities #playandlearn #homeschooling #unschooling #playtime #learningthroughplay #kidsplay #toddleractivities #papodaprofessoradenise #igkiddies

Quand c'est le seul jour de la semaine où il va faire beau... on en profite ^^ #autumn #VivreDehors #ief #unschooling #homeschooling #homeschooler

Quand c'est le seul jour de la semaine où il va faire beau... on en profite ^^ #autumn #VivreDehors #ief #unschooling #homeschooling #homeschooler

I love Christmas for many reasons—the soft glow of the lights, the smell of the fresh cut tree, the coming together with family and friends for parties and special events, but getting out the ornaments, some that predate me by many decades, and telling my kids stories about Christmases past is probably top on my list. 
We dress our trees with memories. How about you? Do your trees tell stories?

I love Christmas for many reasons—the soft glow of the lights, the smell of the fresh cut tree, the coming together with family and friends for parties and special events, but getting out the ornaments, some that predate me by many decades, and telling my kids stories about Christmases past is probably top on my list. We dress our trees with memories. How about you? Do your trees tell stories?

"Go out, go out I beg of you 
And taste the beauty of the wild. 
Behold the miracle of the earth 
With all the wonder of a child."
-  Edna Jaques

#MagicoftheMundane #SofiasIdeas #homeschool #homeschooling #unschool #unschooling #childhoodunplugged #wildandfreechildren #nature #naturestudy #naturewalk #naturelovers #natureseekers #natureporn #naturegram #natureshots #naturelove

"Go out, go out I beg of you And taste the beauty of the wild. Behold the miracle of the earth With all the wonder of a child." -  Edna Jaques #MagicoftheMundane #SofiasIdeas #homeschool #homeschooling #unschool #unschooling #childhoodunplugged #wildandfreechildren #nature #naturestudy #naturewalk #naturelovers #natureseekers #natureporn #naturegram #natureshots #naturelove

One of the perks to living in #SaudiArabia is that it’s a great jumping off point for travel. Our family of 8 visited #Petra in #Jordan via roadtrip from our home in #Riyadh. •
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#roadtrip #largefamilytravel #familytravel #travelwithkids #worldschooling #unschooling #homeschooling

One of the perks to living in #SaudiArabia is that it’s a great jumping off point for travel. Our family of 8 visited #Petra in #Jordan via roadtrip from our home in #Riyadh. • • #roadtrip #largefamilytravel #familytravel #travelwithkids #worldschooling #unschooling #homeschooling

La mejor enseñanza fomenta la participación activa del estudiante, la creación de contenidos y la iniciativa para aprender. El estudiante ya no necesita un profesor, sino un guía educativo, un supervisor. 😎
The best learning experience promotes student active involvement, content development and learning initiative. The student needs no longer a teacher but an academic guide, a supervisor. 
#unschool #innovacion #educacion

La mejor enseñanza fomenta la participación activa del estudiante, la creación de contenidos y la iniciativa para aprender. El estudiante ya no necesita un profesor, sino un guía educativo, un supervisor. 😎 The best learning experience promotes student active involvement, content development and learning initiative. The student needs no longer a teacher but an academic guide, a supervisor. #unschool #innovacion #educacion

Trying out knitting for the first time :)

Trying out knitting for the first time :)

Our spark was ignited by an amazing hatchling photograph taken by Stephen Broadbridge!

Back in 2012, we were volunteering with a local environmental activism group - Trini Eco Warriors (now known as Papa Bois Conservation) to help raise awareness and get a ban on hunting leatherback turtles passed. The effort was fruitful and they were able to get turtle meat taken off the legal hunting list. 
However, celebrations were cut short as soon after thousands of eggs in Grande Rivière were threatened as the river had broken its banks and was changing its course to pass right through the nesting area. Sadly, the tractors that the local authorities had sent in to divert the river - drove right over the same nesting area -to get to the river, pretty much destroying everything in its path.

Learning about the struggles of sea turtles and witnessing the disregard for our planet was an emotional experience that moved us to embark on this environmental education mission - starting with our youngest.

We’ve built so many inspiring relationships along this journey with fellow passionate, creative doers (tap pic for a few we’ve tagged in this post). We would love to know your story, what made you get started doing what you do, what sparked you?

Our spark was ignited by an amazing hatchling photograph taken by Stephen Broadbridge! Back in 2012, we were volunteering with a local environmental activism group - Trini Eco Warriors (now known as Papa Bois Conservation) to help raise awareness and get a ban on hunting leatherback turtles passed. The effort was fruitful and they were able to get turtle meat taken off the legal hunting list. However, celebrations were cut short as soon after thousands of eggs in Grande Rivière were threatened as the river had broken its banks and was changing its course to pass right through the nesting area. Sadly, the tractors that the local authorities had sent in to divert the river - drove right over the same nesting area -to get to the river, pretty much destroying everything in its path. Learning about the struggles of sea turtles and witnessing the disregard for our planet was an emotional experience that moved us to embark on this environmental education mission - starting with our youngest. We’ve built so many inspiring relationships along this journey with fellow passionate, creative doers (tap pic for a few we’ve tagged in this post). We would love to know your story, what made you get started doing what you do, what sparked you?

So it’s still white with snow outside but we are having a cosy day in and some friends coming over. I managed to re arrange my craft class and that will be on Thursday at my home as I didn’t want to disappoint the children. There is not many creative events for HE children or those with anxieties so I wanted to facilitate that. I have made another log slice decoration to give them some ideas to work with.

So it’s still white with snow outside but we are having a cosy day in and some friends coming over. I managed to re arrange my craft class and that will be on Thursday at my home as I didn’t want to disappoint the children. There is not many creative events for HE children or those with anxieties so I wanted to facilitate that. I have made another log slice decoration to give them some ideas to work with.

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