Baby Steps

Looking at our life, it may look exciting, exuberant, and even exemplary. However, we would be failing you if this was all you could see..In reality, we began documenting our journey because it is just that, a journey. We are in the midst of learning to unlearn and there are days when the stress of…

Love That Multiplies

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Gandhi.Our lives are being shaped more and more simply by the day. We are learning to live presently and that every moment we are given matters..If anything appeals to you about our Instagram feed, let it be this…

Character

Personal responsibility, self-control, honesty, integrity, generosity, and a love for others rank high in our family’s system of values..These represent characteristics we would like to see in ourselves as well as our children..However, none of these can be taught by lecturing, coercion, or punishment. These characteristics are caught more than taught..We can help build these…

We’re a Bunch of Misfits

Isaac, with his stubborn will and OCD tendencies, has challenged and stretched us in every way. He is a humbling reminder that even after six kids we still have not figured all of this out..However, with the proper perspective, we’re learning to fall in love with all of his personality quirks..In fact, as difficult and…

Lostboy

Like a lost boy from Neverland, this little boy has never known a conventional life. Isaiah has never been to school and never lived in one place for very long. But without a doubt, he has lived a lot of life..From the nomad life up and down the east coast of the US to the…

Learning Brings Joy

Watch your child’s eyes. See what makes them brighten, quicken, beam with joy..Our little Imaani is almost always full of joy. She brightens our days by just being herself. One of her favorite things to do is to pretend she’s an animal. Even in public, she’ll start walking on all fours and making all kinds…

The Goal of Unschooling

What if we told you that education was not our goal for unschooling?.Our goal for unschooling is to unearth the gifts that are in each of us, and in doing so we discover who we truly are, our identity and purpose..Is it possible to receive all of the education in the world and still not…

Kidzania

Kidzania is not your run-of-the-mill children’s theme park. It is an exciting immersive career role-playing experience that mimics real life!.We took our kids to Kidzania KL a few days ago and were blown away by just how beneficial it was for their development. It is a kid-sized world filled with all the things we adults…

Kind Kones

Nothing like enjoying some ah-mazing vegan ice cream 🍦with gluten free cones at Kind Kones (we may be in heaven), along with delighting in some free play which also happens to induce learning . . ..Yeah, we were smitten with this moment right here. Oh just soaking it up and relishing in its sweet goodness,…

Learning is a social activity

World Schooling has allowed our family many opportunities to grow socially and expand our community as we go. We genuinely love meeting new people and soaking up the time we have available with each individual we meet. Honestly, we pray that our hearts can grow in size with each new introduction..When our kids discover a…