Christina Kauffman is an unschooling mom of three young kids, and she joins me this week to talk about her deschooling journey. We explore both what she’s found challenging and what she’s found surprising so far. She also shares her experience with navigating sibling dynamics.
We have a lovely conversation!
Questions for Christina
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 what did your family’s move to unschooling look like?
What has been one of the more challenging aspects of deschooling for you? Can you share a bit about your journey through it?
What has surprised you most about your journey so far?
One of the benefits of choosing unschooling is how much time the family spends together. Yet, sibling dynamics can sometimes be challenging to navigate. I’d love to hear about your experience with that.
What is your favourite thing about the flow of your unschooling days right now?
Things mentioned in the episode
Do Schools Kill Creativity? TED Talk with Sir Ken Robinson
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