Monday, August 1, 2011

Let him sleep

If a child is peacefully asleep and doesn't have to be somewhere at a certain time, let him sleep! If he stayed up late playing video games because it was the only time he could get a large block of uninterrupted access to the game, let him sleep as late as he needs to.

Going to sleep and waking up shouldn't be about the feeling of control the parent can gain from demanding and commanding.

from page 160 of The Big Book of Unschooling,
now available as an eBook

photo by Sandra Dodd


  1. How bizzare. Et has just sleep for a night day night! and has woken this morning looking taller !


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