Back to School: My Life-Long Love of Learning

Part 6 of our 6 part Back-to-School series.

From the archives as we head “back to school.” For the month of August we will be revisiting some of our most popular alternative education and homeschool posts.

You can read the first post in this series here: Just RELAX already! Relaxed Homeschooling, How We Began.

© Una-Melina // Worthy Books & Things, 2013.


I love this time of year when the leaves begin to flame and the weather changes to clear days and cool nights.  I even like the gray rainy days (for now at least) that give me an excuse to curl up with a good book and a cup of tea and just relaxfor a while.  Once again falling into the familiar rhythm of earlier mornings, backpacks stuffed with pencils, papers, books and binders, packing lunches and making sure the kids catch the school bus for many of us, as it’s also the time when our children go back to school.  For an alternative culture of DIY independent learners what that means is simply returning to a more structured home learning schedule and study routine.  And for others, like myself, it means maybe not starting ‘school’ at all, or at least not yet.

I, like many other home educating parents, fill my 24 hours each…

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