Wendy Hart and her husband are unschooling their eight-year-old daughter. They live in Ontario, Canada where Wendy runs a local un/homeschool group that hosts fun activities, like yesterday’s Not Back to School Beach Meet-Up! We dive into how she discovered unschooling, how she’s helping her daughter pursue her interests, her biggest stumbling block on the road to unschooling, her biggest a-ha moment, her blog, and lots more.
Questions for Wendy
Can you share with us a bit about you and your family?
What did your family’s move to unschooling look like?
I love hearing what unschooling kids are getting up to. What’s Hope diving into right now and how are you helping her explore it?
What was your biggest stumbling block on the road to understanding unschooling?
What has been your biggest a-ha moment so far on your unschooling journey?
You have a blog, and a children’s book, called Freeschoolin’. I’d love to hear the story behind the name!
What’s your favourite thing about your unschooling lifestyle right now?
Links to things mentioned in the show
They volunteer at Big Curve Acres farm
Fraser Institute report on homeschooling (PDF)
Wendy’s website: Freeschoolin’
And her children’s book, Freeschoolin’
Pam’s newest book, The Unschooling Journey