Jennifer McGrail, long-time unschooling mom of four, joins me on the podcast this week. I last spoke with Jennifer on the podcast in episode 18 and her kids have grown a lot since then! Jennifer shares a family update and we dive deep into how parenting and unschooling change as teenagers transition into young adults. Our roles and interactions change, but the connection is still strong thanks to the relationships that we focused on developing during our unschooling journeys.
It’s always amazing to see how different each unschooler’s path can be and how perfectly it suits them as an individual. It was so great to have a chance to talk more about this phase of our children’s lives and to catch up with Jennifer!
Questions for Jennifer
Can you share a bit about you and your family? What is everybody interested in right now?
As I mentioned, we last spoke on the podcast back in 2016. What has unschooling looked like for you and your family these last few years?
Let’s dive into unschoolers transitioning into adulthood. There are so many possibilities! Maybe going to college, maybe moving out, maybe full-time work, or maybe none of those things. I’d love to hear your experience and perspective!
What is your favorite thing about the flow of your unschooling days right now?
Things mentioned in the episode
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