Sue Patterson, a long-time unschooling mom with three now-adult children, continues to encourage and support unschooling parents through her website and Facebook group, UnschoolingMom2Mom. In this episode, we have a great time tackling some of the common questions people ask when they are first exploring unschooling.
Questions for Sue
Can you share with us a bit about you and your family?
How did you discover unschooling and what did your family’s move to unschooling look like?
Let’s dive into some of the common questions people ask when they are first exploring unschooling. Isn’t this just for religious people or super crunchy people?
Am I going to make my kid weird?
Am I ruining their future chances of success?
What if we get on each others’ nerves spending all this time together?
Do we have to commit to unschooling everything right away? Can we get into it slowly and see what happens?
Links to things mentioned in the show
Sue’s earlier podcast appearance, EU003: Unschooling Teens with Sue Patterson
Pam’s book, The Unschooling Journey
Susan Schaeffer Macaulay’s book, For the Children’s Sake