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I am a blissful Ontario, Canada Mama in my early 40’s with vast life experience; enough to know that the path of free range, life led learning is the way for our family and with my bff (best friend forever ) hubby by my side in perfect synchronicity, we explore, experienc
e and thank the stars for the freedom to live a Freeschoolin' life.

     Please join us on our journey and gain support from the wonderful radical unschooling community around us!


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Freeschoolin' Mommy



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Episode 4 - A Freeschoolin' Homestead Grocery Haul

Posted on February 8, 2017 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)



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Check out the latest Episode of The Freeschoolin' Homestead!




In this episode we cover a quick, healthy grocery haul, talk to the dog and share a sweet clip of the animals slee...

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In Play, Overnight Guests and Snowplay: An Unschooling Week!

Posted on January 30, 2017 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)





Hope (6) at In Play in Barrie, ON.



We have had a busy week!


Hope has been asking to go to In Play, an indoor playground, so we took a trip to town and had a blast together. They encourage Parents to play on the structures with the kids so we took full advantage!




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The Freeschoolin' Homestead Episodes

Posted on January 21, 2017 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

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We've been sharing our life around The Freeschoolin' Homestead on YouTube.

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Freeschoolin' Children's Book Series Update (And Unschooling Life)

Posted on January 16, 2017 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)





Freeschoolin': Life Is My School Book Cover Illustration


I am excited to announce that illustrations are completed for the first book in the Freeschoolin' Children's Book Seri...

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Our First Freeschoolin' Week Of the Year! (And Our New Channel!)

Posted on January 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)





Hope(6), Freeschoolin' Daddy and Mommy in a grocery store selfie!



Why Yes! We still have our Christmas tree up!



I like to clear it out by now but living got in the way. *grin*



This year's holidays tr...

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Peaceful Parenting Is Not Perfect Parenting

Posted on January 3, 2017 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)




Peaceful Parenting is not perfect parenting.
It is the constant choice to seek a respectful, non-violent, loving relationship with our offspring; especially in times of conflict.



 

CONFESSION!!!

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Wishing You Good Year

Posted on January 1, 2017 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)









Welcome 2017!




We spent a quiet holiday together as family.


We made and decorated an Organic gingerbread house, Tardis and many cookies. We baked other goodies, wrapped and opened presen...

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3 Cheapn'Easy Last Minute DIY Gift Ideas!

Posted on December 20, 2016 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (0)









Looking for that perfect heartfelt gift that won't break your budget?  Read on!






#1.  Personalized Mug w/ Sharpie

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DIY Holiday Countdown Calender!

Posted on December 3, 2016 at 2:10 AM Comments comments (0)





We love the Holidays around here at the Freeschoolin' Homestead but we don't have, nor do we want to spend the money on fun seas...

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Canadian Unschooling In November!!!!

Posted on November 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Doing some late season farm work together. Ontario, Canada.



Unschooling is learning through life as a principle and we have no shortage of experiences to utilize!



We have been so busy with learning opportunities that I haven't had time to share as much as I like!


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Quick and Easy Last Minute Halloween Decoration

Posted on October 30, 2016 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)





We love decorating and Halloween!




We had some homemade paper bats from last year so I made some more, using the old ones as templates, and then cut them out.
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Freeschoolin' @ The 1st Barrie Comic Con and Reflections

Posted on October 17, 2016 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (0)





We are a family that is proud of our Geekdom!



The closest town to us, Barrie, Ontario, hosted it's first Barrie Public Library Comic Con and we were super stoked to attend!

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"The Freeschoolin' Homestead"

Posted on October 10, 2016 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (7)





Our mini barn, pond and pumpkin patch.



Freeschoolin' gives us the freedom to pursue our passions; homesteading is a big one around here!



One day we hope to own our own land to build a sustainable homestead on but for now we are lucky en...

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Fall Freeschoolin'

Posted on October 3, 2016 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (0)




Happy Fall Ya'll!


How are we Freeschoolin' this time of year?




The leaves are starting to turn here in Ontario, Canada and our melon patches have almost stopped producing (Farming Skills).


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Freeschoolin' @ Avalon Orchards Organic Apple Farm

Posted on September 25, 2016 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (2)





This past week we went on our 3rd annual field trip with our local Un/Homeschool Club to Avalon Orchards, an organic apple farm in Ontario, Canada.



There is so much to learn on a trip to an apple orchard.


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Unschooling, Unbirthday, Unbelievable 2 Weeks Of NOT Back To School!

Posted on September 19, 2016 at 6:00 AM Comments comments (2)







We had a Very Merry Unbirthday, indeed!


Freeschoolin' Daddy and Hope (6) decided to bake a cake together while they stayed up all night....

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Happy NOT Back To School 2016

Posted on September 6, 2016 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)


Today in Ontario,Canada, school children go back to class today.


For us, it's just another day.

Hope is actually sick ( the second time this year; happens at the season change ) with a cough and cold so we are very glad we don't have to worry about attendance in public school; today's first visible advantage to Unschooling/

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Freeschoolin': Snakes, Snails and Frogs, Oh My!

Posted on August 16, 2016 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)






It has been an animal discovery filled Summer!



We live in a rural area with a pond on the property so there is plenty of opportunity for observing and capturing the wildife without harming it.


Hope (6) caught her very first snake; a wee baby Garter!  With Freesch...

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Freeschoolin' Raises A Butterfly!

Posted on July 11, 2016 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (0)




I was harvesting dill from the garden when I found this lil' guy on a stalk.  It's a Black Swallowtail caterpillar.



Freeschoolin' Daddy volunteered to find out what we needed to do to help it turn into a butterfly and went to work on making a home for him. (We did find out he IS ...

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Forever Freeschoolin': Our June Adventures!

Posted on June 27, 2016 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Hope (6) and Daddy playing with the wheelbarrow at our mini barn.


The weather has been amazing and hot here near Barrie, Ontario, Canada so we have been enjoying the outdoors and having lots of great adventures!





Of course we had to hit up the local Beach a few time...

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