Talia Bartoe is an unschooling mom with four young children who have never been to school. We have a wonderful conversation about her deschooling journey—as someone who excelled in school, she had no idea this would be in her future. Her excitement and gratitude for finding this path and for the beautiful connections that have blossomed with her family is contagious!
Questions for Talia
Can you share with us a bit about you and your family?
What did your family’s move to unschooling look like?
What have you found to be the most challenging aspect of deschooling so far?
For me, one of the biggest surprises of moving to unschooling was how much I learned about myself along the way. And how valuable that learning has been for our family as a whole! Did you find that as well?
Can you share some tips on navigating your unschooling days with four young children?
In a recent interview you mentioned that your joy is multiplied ten-fold when you see the adventure through your children’s eyes. It’s almost like reawakening, isn’t it? Can you share a bit about this aspect of your deschooling journey?
What’s your favourite thing about the flow of your unschooling days right now?
Things mentioned in the episode
Talia’s blog, Our Crazy Joyful Life
Talia’s interview with collectingadventures.com
Alfie Kohn’s book, Unconditional Parenting
Pam Leo’s book, Connection Parenting
Joyce Fetteroll’s website, Joyfully Rejoycing
Jennifer McGrail’s blog, The Path Less Taken