Originally Posted by Joan
But I agree that even if the CHILD needed structure, they can still unschool. To me, the difference is that I'm not imposing structure on my kids--any structure they need comes from their own needs.
The waking up on schedule thing really amuses me. Especially the way it was originally worded here (UnschoolinMa, I think?), about if he's going to tell his boss he doesn't want to come in at 7 am. I mean, seriously! Do people really think this?
My bro and my dh both had horrible times waking up in time for school. Constantly oversleeping and missing the bus (which is a big deal when you live on a dirt road, no public trans, 1/2 hour drive from school). School didn't train them to get up on time. Dh still had the same problem through most of university -- he did everything he could not to schedule early classes because he wouldn't get up for them. Yet once he started working, he rarely overslept -- only if he were sick. 'Cause he knew he could lose his job.