By Idzie Desmarais Every now and then, someone talks about what type of people unschooling “produces.” They want to know about the products at the end of the line. I flinch, a little, when I see that. I know the phrasing isn’t intentionally bad. Usually, people are genuinely curious and not […]

By  Idzie Desmarais In every collection of unschooling skeptics I’ve come across–such as that found in the comments section any time unschooling is covered in a major outlet–you’ll always find the question of why people can’t just unschool part time. Why does it have to be a full-time gig? Can’t children just […]

By Idzie Desmarais I have a confession to make: I really love makeup. No, wait, that’s not right. Not the loving makeup part: that’s entirely accurate, but the confession part. While I can sometimes have twinges of embarrassment or uncertainty around interests of mine that are often ridiculed or seen as shallow […]