Unschooling High School

I must admit that over the years unschooling high school has caused me considerably more anxiety than unschooling my youngest son, who in my opinion, is a perfect example of a natural born unschooler.  Of course this is probably due to my increased confidence that unschooling works and that it is the right choice for […]

My Christian Unschooling Portrait

This is my Christian Unschooling Portrait: an interview I did for Christian Unschooling Please Introduce Yourself. My name is Sylvia Phillips.  I am a 53 year old mother of nine children, although most of them are not children any longer!  My sons are ages 35, 33, 27, 24, 21, and 10.  My daughters are ages […]

Recognizing and being thankful for tiny blessings

One if the things I’ve been purposing to do lately is recognizing and being thankful for tiny blessings. My daughter was going through a seizure storm on Mother’s Day.  Most of the day was spent on the couch, keeping her from smothering herself in the cushions during her many seizures.  It was a gorgeous day […]

Anger, Agression, and Disabilities

Unfortunately, for some people, anger, aggression and disabilities often go hand in hand. One of my daughter’s issues related to her disabilities is an uncontrollable and unpredictable seizure disorder.  There are no medicines that control her seizures and she is not a candidate for surgery or VNS.  Her brain is always in a pre-seizure state […]