GWS :: eight

oct 09 075No use trying to answer all those questions about the future.

The future is a mystery and a gamble whether you send her to school or take her out.

…Meanwhile, if your own life and the lives of the other adults around you that she knows are rich and satisfying, that will be the best possible example and encouragement for her.

And unlike most children, she will not only have seen but shared most of the best parts of your lives.

–John Holt in Growing Without Schooling Issue 8

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