The quote is from page 136 of The Big Book of Unschooling
photo of Holly and Orion by Sandra Dodd
No. I thought I would, but it's fine. I like to see him being so independent. I enjoy the excitement in his voice when he shares his firsts. First big purchases, first moving from an apartment to a house. He said he really appreciated that we always had milk and toilet paper, now that he sees that it's something someone has to think about and do.The rest of that interview is here: featherandnestkim.blogspot.com
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I think when the child leaves naturally and positively, for a good reason, and the parents were willing to have him stay longer, there are fewer regrets and frustrations than under other circumstances.