If someone asked me what I felt were the most important elements of unschooling and respectful parenting, community would be at the top of the list. Make no mistake, if you haven’t found your people, this path can feel like a lonely one. When you connect, some families ahead of you and some just starting out, what once seemed complicated and impenetrable, suddenly becomes a clear and well-trodden path, with others sharing their maps.
I hope we are all on the same page when I say that self care is an incredibly important part of a joyful existence. We also know that spending time on ourselves in a way that nourishes and rejuvenates us becomes more difficult once you become a parent.
There are some excellent blogs and articles written about self care and I will link a few of my favourites up on the facebook page in the coming days. This post is a little different. Continue reading