International Blogs

Simple Homeschool
“Whether you’re considering homeschooling, just getting started, or a veteran, at Simple Homeschool you’ll find inspiration and encouragement that empowers you to teach your children with confidence.
Together, as a community, we can help restore the joy of learning to our homes—and at the same time, make life (& education!) just a little less complex.”

I’m Unschooled. Yes, I can write
“My name is Idzie Desmarais, and I’m a 22 year old lifelong learner who lives in Montreal, Quebec with my family. I’m an unschooling pagan-ish green-anarchist feminist hippie confusedly-queer woman. I’m a writer, dreamer, cook, and radical. I’m planning on someday moving to an old house somewhere rural and wild, and helping to set up a small community where I’ll live with assorted friends, cats, dogs, goats, and gardens.”

Quill and Camera
“I’m Kara. I’m a writer and homeschooling mom, driven by an unknown force to write everything down. I take too many pictures and never leave home without a notebook.”

Joyfully Rejoicing How to unschooled children learn to read? What about algebra? What about College

Radical Unschooling – Sandra Dodd’s collection of years of unschooling articles.

Homeschool Group Hug
“In Queensland I was classed as a homeschooler, maybe an unschooler, in the UK I’m called a home educator, I really don’t care what label anyone wants to put on me. We’re free of school, sometimes of work, too, and we’re learning from life.”

An Unschooling Life 

Australian Blogs

Clarabel College
Erin Goedhart began blogging when her family began home educating and called their homeschool ‘Clarabel College’. Erin has a regular column ‘Diary of a Home Educator’ in Otherways magazine and continues to blog details of the family’s home education.

Owlet Designs
“I’m a sometimes textile designer living in Tasmania with my little family. Our home is where children are born, nurtured and educated, gardens grow and creativity flows… my days are spent designing, dreaming, learning and playing with my three little owlets.
Along the way, you’ll read about our unschooling adventures, see things I make, watch us fix up our little nest and try and leave as tiny a footprint on our beautiful corner of the world as possible. You might find a recipe or two and hear some of the music we love too…”

Seven Little Australians
“I am Erin, wife to my Prince Charming, and mum to 10, passionate book lover and wannabe photographer. We are blessed to live our dream in rural Australia, on a large property where we are currently owner building our home. You are welcome to read along catching glimpses of our family, building and home education adventures.”

Gluten-free Mum
 Kathleen Humble has been a mathematician, computer programmer, children’s entertainer, and is now a home-ed mum . She blogs about homeschooling gifted/2E children as well as gluten-free food.

Freerange in Suburbia
Shae Reynolds; a regular Otherways columnist and unschooling mama to a free-rangish family of three daughters.
“My kids are free-range, my garden is edible, my intentions are good & my leggings are pants. I’m the hippy next door…”

Livin’ on the Road follow an Australian home ed family on their home ed road trip. “We are travelling slowly around Australia with our four children aged 3, 7, 9 and 11. Peter, Susan, Lucy and Edmund have been living in a 22′ caravan and travelling since 2009.”

Suzie’s Home Education Ideas “My name is Suzie and this is my blog about home education ideas. I am so blessed to have a wonderful husband who works with me to home educate our three children together. I share our learning ideas, activities, printables and what I learn from my children along the way.”

Every Bed of Roses  Chareen is a South African born, New Zealander living in Victoria! her home education is heavily influenced by Charlotte Mason and she has two home ed alumni.