The Unschooling Parent’s 2nd Worst Fear
Despite our professed love of freedom, deep in our hearts most unschooling parents hope that our kids will choose to do really interesting things with all that free time, such as volunteering to restore salmon streams or writing an outer space travel blog or inventing new ways to turn plastic garbage back into energy. But what if they don’t? What if all they want to do is play video games and surf Reddit? Here’s where initiative comes in. We’ll talk about the roots of ambition – what it looks like and how to help our kids find their own. Learn how intrinsic motivation, modeling, habits, and freedom all fit together to inspire a life off the couch.