Unschooling vs. Schooling

In my last post, I wrote about 6 problems with school: compliance conformity general knowledge standardized testing the classroom setting extrinsic motivation There are many responses to these issues: stay in public schools and work towards reform; send your kids to private school; homeschool your […]

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My Unschooling Experiment

While many families are busy with back-to-school preparations, my family is getting ready for our first year of full-time homeschooling. But it’s not your typical idea of homeschooling. Instead of early morning wake ups, we’ll be sleeping in. Instead of a set curriculum, we’ll be […]

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Welcome to Untigering!

Hello! I’m Iris. Welcome to my new blog: Untigering! Untigering is for all the tiger moms and dads out there who are trying to be gentle parents. It’s for those who are attempting to connect with their children through empathy, respect, and kindness when they’ve […]

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