V is for Volunteer!

Part of the ABC’s of Learning Beyond School Series. Brought to You by the Letter V. Volunteer. Volunteer and you’ll learn in so many ways. Volunteer once, or for years, or just a few days. Volunteer when you’re happy, volunteer when you’re sad. Volunteer even with little time to be had. Volunteer for a cause … Read more

Ukulele Unleashes Unbridled Urges

 Ukulele. Or maybe it’s the wine? The wine has loosened my tongue and inner editor. But the ukulele and my ukulele group have  unleashed unbridled urges: to create, to sing, to express myself, to unite with other ukelele players, to uncover the hidden or scared musician wannabee. Well, ukulele and unschooling. Thank goodness I  began … Read more

U is for Unite.

Part of the ABC’s of Learning Beyond School Series. Brought to You by the Letter U. Unite. Unite with and bring together friends and fellow self-directed learners. Unite with your networks and neighbors Unite with ukulele enthusiasts ( I had to include uke. I’m a uke convert!) Unite with others ready to make, do and … Read more

T is for Trust.

Part of the ABC’s of Learning Beyond School Series. Brought to You by the Letter T.  Trust.    Trust yourself. Trust and listen to your intuition, that inner voice, your gut. Even when it’s hard because most people disagree.  Trust your children. Trust in their ability to grow,  to learn, to know themselves and their … Read more

S is for Share.

Part of the ABC’s of Learning Beyond School Series. Brought to you by the Letter S. Share? Share what you learn, share what you play. Share what you read, make or explore any day. Share your enthusiasm, wonder and zest. Share your doubts and fears when you don’t feel your best. Share your gifts and … Read more

R is for Read!

Part of the ABC’s of Learning Beyond School Series. Brought to you by the Letter R. Read. Read aloud Read in bed, read between the lines Read ‘cause you can Read dreary doctrines. Read everyday! Read fine print, read for fun and with friends. Read google and giggle, Read hardcovers to get through hard times. … Read more