Thursday, August 31, 2017

Not changing, changing slowly, changing quickly!


A story of NOT Changing—how people can plan and prepare and provision themselves and not actually accomplish any unschooling
http://sandradodd.com/change/not

August 31, in a presentation at the Free to Be Unschooling Conference, I said "Gradually move toward doing it right now."
It was amusing, so I told the audience I was writing it down. I have added it to the bottom of both of "Gradual Change" and "Do It", each with a link to the other page:
http://sandradodd.com/gradualchange
http://sandradodd.com/doit

painting and photo (a link) by Karen James

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Big Book, new feedback, abundance, Deb Lewis on peace



Quote added where there was a link before. Page clean-up.
http://sandradodd.com/bigbook/random.html

New quote, even with the top of the book-cover image:
http://sandradodd.com/bigbook

New by Caren Knox (near top) and Sandra Dodd (near the bottom):
http://sandradodd.com/abundance

By Deb Lewis, about peace, but it's on the indignation page:
http://sandradodd.com/indignation

photo (a link) by Lydia Koltai

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

"Deserve," fear-based action, change


"I deserve..." or "ALL children deserve..." is a signpost taking you down a brambly path.
http://sandradodd.com/deserve

Joyce Fetteroll, on fear-based actions; added at the bottom here:
http://sandradodd.com/foodfear/

Stories of How Families Changed (not a new page, but not announced before):
http://sandradodd.com/change/stories.html

photo (a link) by Lisa Jonick

Friday, August 4, 2017

Quotes, focus, ideas-not-individuals


New quotes added:

Emily Strength quote added to Do It
Meredith Novak quote added to Beginning
Sandra Dodd quote added (in Spanish in a graphic, and then the English original) to Quotes

It came up again, someone recommending "Non-Violent Communication" as an unschooling tool.
That's a problem.
http://sandradodd.com/nvc

Learning to participate in discussions of unschooling ideas: It's not personal.
http://sandradodd.com/notpersonal

photo (a link) by Gail Higgins

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Food as religion, fears and health


I don't consider any of these pages "finished," but they all have the starts of good collections.
Before about 2012, I wouldn't have thought they had anything to do with unschooling, but increasingly people are finding it difficult to unschool because of their dietary beliefs.

Food as a religion
http://sandradodd.com/foodreligion.html

Credentials (lack of value, in unschooling discussion)
http://sandradodd.com/foodfear/family

Choosing food fears over families, with a beautiful account by a mom named Nicole, box on the left:
http://sandradodd.com/foodfear/nutritionist

Health is NOT improved by nagging, says a study from the University of Copenhagen.
http://sandradodd.com/nagging

photo (a link) by Hannah North

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