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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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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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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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Hope's 6th Birthday; Freeschoolin' Style!

Posted on May 31, 2016 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Hope is 6 now!

Here's how we celebrated!

Hope awoke to decorations of her favorite characters and a festive table with a card and presents; her face was agape with delight!

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Freeschoolin' With The Un/Homeschool Club

Posted on November 5, 2015 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

We met up with our wonderful Un/Homeschool Club yesterday at a local park and had the time of our lives.  The families we interacted with were incredible and the connection everyone had was simply awesome.

Hope (5) and Hermione (3) - Best Friends! (Photo Courtesy of Ashelly Schofield)

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Halloween: Freeschoolin' Style!

Posted on November 1, 2015 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Happy Halloween Folks!!!   We had an amazing celebration that we can't wait to share with you! Because of food sensitivities we don't trick or treat like many families so we got creative!

(Mommy and Hope's Pumpkins lit up.)

First, we hung out with our Un/Homesch...

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Freeschoolin' @ A Birthday Party!

Posted on October 27, 2015 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Hope was invited to her first friend's Birthday Party and we attended this past weekend; what an exciting event!

I wondered how Hope (5) would react but because we always model respect for the rules outside of our home, she had no problem adapting to the rules in our beloved friends' home during the Party.

Bonus; it was a ...

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Freeschoolin' @ Hewitt's Fun Farm

Posted on October 5, 2015 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)

What a fun day we had at Hewitt's Fun Farm

A local Un/Homeschool Club member put together a group visit to a farm we've never been to before; we had a blast!

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Freeschoolin' @ Avalon Orchards!

Posted on October 3, 2015 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

We went to our Un/Homeschool Club's 3rd annual Avalon Orchards apple picking field trip organized by a beloved member whom we are so grateful for. The orchard is all certified organic which we LOVE.

As always, we had a great time and the apples were delicious and beautiful!

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Freeschoolin @ Vertical Zone! (Jump Class)

Posted on September 16, 2015 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

We have had an amazing few weeks!   We had a meet up with our local Un/Homeschool Club at the Park and met all kinds of awesome folks, we have been beating the heat with our 'backyard' pool and riding our horse; Hope has been Regular Cycling since the Full Moon.   It's been a neat change from the Reverse Cycling. 

Today we had a chance to...

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Hope Lost Her 1st Tooth!

Posted on August 19, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

We were driving to town, eating homemade pizza to go, when Hope, 5, went quiet and seemed concerned.  She explained that her tooth had broken and didn't want us to worry but upon further inspection, it was merely loose, not broken.    We shared our excitement and explained that all people lose their baby teeth, that she was growing up. Hope loves being a big girl so this delighted her, though s...

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Unschooling (Freeschoolin') @ The Park

Posted on June 19, 2015 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)


Our Famiy LOVES the Park!  We live rurally, so we hit one up every chance we get while in Town.

Not everyone finds our Unschooling approach to using the Park positive but with safety and respect in mind for all, we go on doing our own thing, despite nay sayers.

For example, after checking for anyone com...

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Freeschoolin' @ The Zoo!

Posted on June 12, 2015 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)

We took Hope to the Zoo for a belated Birthday outing; a blast was had by all!

We walked in the gates about 12:30pm and an animal show was going on, so immediately Hope had the experience of touching a Boa Constrictor!

We then tried to talk to the Cockatoo who apparantly speaks often, but the poor guy was crowded by school children all sp...

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Freeschoolin' Mommy's Birthday; A Family Affair

Posted on March 20, 2015 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Yesterday was my 39th Birthday and I had a simple, yet amazing time.

Hope decided to decorate days beforehand so the house would look festive; turned out so nice with help from Daddy.

Hope a...

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