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Quote of the Month - August

"The fact is that given the challenges we face, education doesn’t need to be reformed - it needs to be transformed. The key to this transfor­mation is not to standardize education, but to personalize it..."

What is Unschooling?

"It is very satisfying for parents to see their children in pursuit of knowledge. It is natural and healthy for the children, and in the first few years of life, the pursuit goes on during every waking hour..."

Emotions are Not Bad Behavior

"One of the most commonly heard parental laments is about how children try to get attention. So many behaviors that adults don't like are brushed off as 'merely' attention-seeking devices..."

The "Magic Words" Must be Spoken from the Heart

"In a letter to the editor of a local paper, the writer expressed a common complaint: several children had neglected to say "thank you" for the Halloween treats she had given them..."

Video: How to Escape Education's Death Valley

In a funny, stirring talk, Sir Ken Robinson tells us how to get out of the educational "death valley" we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility.

Counseling with Jan Now Available

Jan Hunt has a Masters degree in counseling psychology and over twenty-five years of experi­ence sharing fresh perspectives and creative solutions. Parenting can be easy and joyful!

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