You know what, you're right about my being snarky. I was almost offended, really. I do believe in unschooling, as long as someone can do it properly. See, I personally don't see unschooling as a way to avoid public education. I see it as a route for children who would thrive best in that environment. I came off as snarky because as a child advocate, I believe in what is best for the child. I was simply reacting to the fact that it seems you are unable to currently provide for your daughter what she needs to continue to thrive, yet denying her access to a place where she can get it. This is what I should have addressed [how to help you get what you need for your family] and I apologize.
But do you see how you say your child is thriving? This is how anyone [myself included, of course] would love for her future to be like as well.
How can we help your daughter continue to thrive in an unschooling environment?
Is this what you want?
I can help you with that. I can suggest blogs and books for you, and I can even give you ideas for stations to invite her to play with a purpose. If you feel this is the best option for your family, then that's what it is and you're right.But at the same time you need to realize that most of us have the child's best interests at heart. If you say your child loves ____ and she is thriving with _____ yet you don't want her to ____ and you don't know how to provide her with an adequate alternative, then you have to admit it is a little bit odd for someone to read that and just accept it without question.
Anyway, if you'd like ideas of how to do this, please say so. My response will be quite lengthy and I don't want to waste my time going into it if that's not what you want. Again- I'm a bit confused by you, but I'm willing to help for your daughter.
Also, I have to commend you for your comment about how family comes before an individual. You're right on the money with that one.