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Single mom to Rain (1/93) , grad student, and world traveler
Originally Posted by Dar
Well... it sounds like you're thinking unschooling will be easier on you than using a curriculum. I'm not sure if that's true, really. Homeschooling with a curriculum can be as easy as just flipping the page to the next day's lesson, reading the script, assigning the work, and grading it later. Unschooling requires much more from you. You need to be doing interesting things, bringing interesting things and opportunities into your life, exploring ideas and experiences with your child, responding to him, and learning with him. Some people already live those kinds of lives, so unschooling happens naturally, but if you don't, then unschooling will take a good deal more effort.
Originally Posted by Linda KS
Doing what is right for your child is more important than your family and friends thinking you are sane.
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