Author: sallyjtaylor

THE WISDOM OF THE ROAD

It was difficult to try and sum up all of what I received while we were on the road.   However, after some careful reflection and discussion with my family I found 10 pearls of wisdom that made their way into our hearts while we travelled. People will generally, if not always live up to…

CHAPTER 4

We travelled Australia for nearly 2 years and it will always be one of the most incredible experiences of my life. I got to experience education at it’s fundamental best. We did very little structured instruction and we did not follow a curriculum. Instead we allowed education to flow organically from our experiences and from…

CHAPTER 3

Living in the big city, led Trent and I to ask other questions about our own lives. Our days seemed to be consumed by city smog, bumper-to-bumper traffic, a fast pace, high cost and a constant busyness. Our discussions led us to ponder things like stress, boredom, feeling unfulfilled and a loss of inner peace.…

CHAPTER 2…

My next step was to see what alternatives there were in Australia. I spent a few months researching alternative education, progressive schools, democratic schools, Steiner and Montessori. I was inspired that there were so many other options available and now all I had to do was make another choice. I was more cautious this time……

CHAPTER 1…

When it came time for my oldest boy to start school I had 2 options. A fairly large private Anglican school or a small Steiner school. What I realise now is that both these choices brought up so much of my own stuff. I was making this decision from a place so full of conditioning…

TO BEGIN WITH…

As I am thrilled and daunted by the possibilities presenting themselves this year, I find that by accepting 2 things in life, I am able to ground myself firm in who I am and in what I would love to create. I see my own life as a journey and a discovery, and I know…