Alyssa Patterson joins me this week to chat about growing up unschooling! Alyssa and I dive into her interests growing up, her choice to go to high school for a year and a half, how she came to open her own business a few months ago, what she appreciates most about growing up unschooling, and lots more!
Questions for Alyssa
Can you share with us a bit about you and your family?
What were some of your interests growing up and how did you pursue them?
You chose to go to high school for a year and a half. I’d love to hear how that chapter of your story unfolded. How did that decision come about and what was the experience like for you? Why did you decide to leave?
You recently opened your own hair salon, Blissfully Blonde. Congrats! I’d love to hear how your interest in hair styling developed.
Looking back now, what do you appreciate most about growing up unschooling?
What are your plans for the next year or two?
As a grown unschooler, what piece of advice would you like to share with unschooling parents who are just starting out on this journey?