Santa and The Elf Team Up: Are Our Kids Really Experiencing Joy and Wonder this Christmas?

Santa and the Elf Team Up

When people find out we do not pretend Santa is real we hear that we have robbed our children of the magic of Christmas. Words like “joy” and “wonder” are offered as additional experiences we have intentionally removed from our Continue reading Santa and The Elf Team Up: Are Our Kids Really Experiencing Joy and Wonder this Christmas?

Respectful Parenting Would Never Work With My Kid: Are you Sure?

Many parents believe respectful parenting would not work with their kids. Is it possible that disrespectful children are different?

When we talk openly about treating children like people and share that we do not punish, force sleep, require everyone at a family dinner table, have chores, or otherwise treat our children like second class citizens we inevitably hear “respectful parenting would Continue reading Respectful Parenting Would Never Work With My Kid: Are you Sure?

Homeschool Socialization: The Irony of this Question is Lost on Most

Homeschool Socialization The Irony Is Lost on Most

Homeschool socialization has been talked about a zillion times. Homeschool parents know what a ridiculous question it is, but we all get it at some point (s) when we tell someone we homeschool. The question about homeschool socialization comes in different Continue reading Homeschool Socialization: The Irony of this Question is Lost on Most