I LOVE talking with people about the incredible options, the freedom of the lifestyle, the agency and freedom independent education offers. So I almost always say, yes, I'm happy to let you pick my brain. But it's pretty filled right now and I'm feeling over-subscribed on commitments, so I'll generally get people started with this collection of posts, which I consider to be a reasonable good starting point.
After you've read this, ping me and I'm happy to answer specifics.
In case you find yourself dealing with this (2005):
Blogpost: Why Homeschooling is a Misnomer
Blogpost: How Many People are Homeschooling?
Blogpost from 2012: What Independent Learners Know
How I see the Future of Education (2012):
Reconstructing Learning (2012)
How We Came to Homeschooling:
How I see the future of Learning circa Jan 2013:
Blog Post on local resources though (mostly aimed at older kids):
Help for people organizing classes which is what Homeschooling actually looks like in the Bay Area:
A future vision: What happens sometimes when you freak out because you've taken responsibility for your kids learning:
When you settle down again:
One of the greatest benefits of Independent Learning is the ability to learn through travel:
Some of what I'm thinking about in terms of Meta-pedagogy
How I see the future of learning evolving (2016):