Starcat’s Favorites: Inner Enthusiasm

Last weekend I had the chance to go to Play Church, which is a new offering from the Play Nexus crew. Their playshops are full of energy, joy, expansion, and high vibes. After some pondering, I decided I wouldn’t go, … Continue reading

Patience & Perseverance – A Pep Talk

How is it possible that we’ve already reached the end of September? Is it just me, or has this entire month just flown right by? Also, is anyone else being tossed around by the waves of cosmic energies lately? (Check … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Freedom and Fun

It’s Independence Day today in the U.S., where I live. Independence and freedom are words that get bandied about a lot, and getting into a political discussion really isn’t my thing. But I’ve noticed lately that I’ve been enjoying my … Continue reading

How to Encourage Lifelong Learning in Your Family (and Yourself)

This morning I was excitedly detailing in my journal the curriculum I have lined up for the rest of 2015. Nope, not for the kids – for myself. Nope, I’m not kidding or being sarcastic. I have a stack of … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: The Heart of Summer

Do you feel like summer is just zooming right by? Me too. What can we do to make summer linger a bit more? That’s simple. Make an effort to get outside and enjoy it. I know, you’re busy. Me too. … Continue reading

Why Are These Kids So Happy?

I love enjoying places where families on the free-learning path can meet one another, give and receive support, and share in the fun.  I want to foster those spaces everywhere, and hang out with my tribe. Not just unschoolers, either, … Continue reading

Fun With Busking

This afternoon BlackLion, ElvenTiger and I did some busking in Portland (Maine). If you’re not sure what busking means, essentially it’s a street performance done for donations. In this case, we were there to help out some friends who are … Continue reading

The Awesome Power of Decluttering

You might think that de-cluttering your living space  is just a convenience, something you can do when you notice space is getting cramped or you have a lot of extra stuff. Really, it has a bigger positive effect than that. … Continue reading