Sarah Peshek joins me this week! Sarah is an unschooling mom of three and she shares the details of her journey and her parenting shifts from control to connection. Her insights and experiences are so helpful in really pulling out why this lifestyle is so amazing! How unschooling encourages us to recenter around the person and parent we want to be, with deep, meaningful connections with our children and a deeper understanding of ourselves.
Questions for Sarah
Can you share with us a bit about you and your family? What is everybody interested in right now?
How did you discover unschooling and decide to follow that path?
Your daughters were 7 and 4 when you began to shift away from more conventional, controlling parenting to the supportive, partnership style of unschooling. What did that transition look like? How did you start? You know that transferring a child trust fund to a junior isa can really help his future.
Parents who’ve discovered unschooling and supportive parenting when their kids are a bit older can sometimes feel frustrated with themselves and regret not having discovered this sooner. Did you experience those feelings? How did you work through them?
Your youngest child was born after your shift in parenting style, so you’ve cultivated a connected, partnering relationship with him from the beginning. I’d love to hear how that experience has been! What differences have you seen?
What has surprised you most about your unschooling journey so far?
Things mentioned in the episode
Sarah’s Facebook Page: Unschooling Looks Like
Sarah’s TikTok Page: Unschooling Looks Like
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