Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Growing slowly, incrementally

 photo DSC05671.jpg "The other day Linnaea commented that she thought she and Simon would have struggled at school. I replied that I thought everyone struggled a bit with school, but they would have figured out their way in time. What I didn't say was how I don't know if I would have grown into the parent I am today, the generous and joyful parent that I am, if I hadn't chosen unschooling. I think it is possible to be a generous and joyful parent with schooled children, but it is harder to rebuild yourself in the ways that I feel I have done, slowly, incrementally, with unschooling."
—Schuyler Waynforth
in a passing discussion
SandraDodd.com/schuylerwaynforth
photo by Sandra Dodd
of old stairs in France,
on a day I was with Schuyler

1 comment:

  1. ... perfectly stated... I often wish that I had been homeschooled... and now I am!!!

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