Anna Brown joins me this week to talk about our monthly theme in the Living Joyfully Network, Embracing Cocoons and Bubbles. It is part of the human experience to have periods of introspection, of pulling inward, processing, and integrating. Our children may lose interest in their usual activities while not yet knowing what’s next for them, or they may choose to stay home more, spending time in a comforting nest.
We look at some common seasons in which our children may choose to cocoon and ways to approach those times with curiosity, connection, and joy. We also dive into the idea of our unschooling bubble and ways to build that protective, confident mindset that helps us move out into the world as our authentic selves.
Things we discuss
- A cocoon is a season in which a child is choosing to pull inward.
- Some common cocooning seasons and ways to approach them.
- A bubble is like a protective aura we bring with us out into the world.
- Over time, our bubble strengthens and shines, attracting other like-minded families.
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