Category Archives: Parenting

In Pursuit of Passion

Learning to play a musical instrument takes years for many to master, but it need not be a drudgery if one dwells into it with the right motivations – to understand oneself better and to express it with creativity and … Continue reading

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‘Cosby Show’ turns 30, here’s show’s best parenting advice

If you have not heard of the Cosby Show, you really really ought to search for the series and watch every single episode with the intensity of an enthusiastic intern! Because this is the best parenting series that’s ever been … Continue reading

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The painful process of passion-finding – stories of struggling teens.

Finding one’s passion can be a long and painful process, because it doesn’t just fall on your lap and be embraced in delightful ecstasy. You need to try and search and fail and get up and try again and fail … Continue reading

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Adding Meaning to CNY celebrations

  The Chinese New Year greeting, Gongxi Facai (“Wishing You lots of Wealth!) is so overtly money-centered, as with a lot of aspects of the celebration that I prefer to teach our kids to say “Xin nien kuai le” (New … Continue reading

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Awesome Unschoolers – Stories of awesome teens!

Teenager and unschooler, Amrita Soon, signs contract with producer Abraham Tee of Plan A Studio!

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Reclaim, Rejoice, Resolve for 2014!

It’s been another good year for us, and we are grateful for the another year of making new friends and strengthening existing ones, and doing various fun activities together as an unschooling community! This year was truly a year of … Continue reading

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The Story of Sam in Sir Ken Robinson’s latest book: “Finding Your Element”!

Since Sir Ken Robinson’s highly successful bestseller The Element made such a great impact on parents and educators around the world, we have been great fans of his and have made regular references to his book in our talks. And … Continue reading

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