Sara Davidson, unschooling mom of two, joins me on the podcast this week to explore the breadth of unschooling.
Sara shares her journey from controlling, conventional parenting to the connected relationships she has with her children now. We talk about many of the paradigm shifts she made along the way and how her entire view of parenting and learning has changed. Sara also shares so many insightful observations about how unschooling has not only affected her relationships with her children, but also with her husband and herself.
Our conversation was so much fun!
Questions for Sara
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?
When we connected, you mentioned how moving to unschooling has impacted every aspect of your life and I’d love to dive deeper into that with you. Let’s start with learning. How has your idea of learning grown since you began unschooling?
Now, let’s talk relationships. For many parents embracing unschooling, there’s a big shift in how we relate to our kids as we move away from control and focus on connection. I’d love to hear about your experience with that.
How has this shift to unschooling impacted other relationships, beyond with your children?
And finally, how has embracing unschooling changed your relationship with yourself and how you engage with your days?
What is your favourite thing about the flow of your unschooling days right now?
Things mentioned in the episode
Sara is a member of The Living Joyfully Network community
The Living Joyfully Network community
The Network is a wonderful online community for parents to connect and engage in candid conversations about living and learning through the lens of unschooling. Our shared goals are to embrace lifelong learning, develop strong and connected relationships with our children, and cultivate a thriving unschooling lifestyle in our families.
This month, our theme is Cultivating Self Awareness and we’re exploring it through the lenses of curiosity and acceptance.
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