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Laurette Lynn is the Unplugged Mom© Founder of UnpluggedMom.com and Host and founder of Unplugged Mom Radio© Learn more about Laurette Lynn by clicking here.

Evolution of Bingo: What Happened to Grandma’s Old School Bingo?

The Evolution of Bingo What happened to grandma’s old school bingo? We often associate bingo with the elderly – being the favorite pastime of the senior citizens because it is easy to play and can help improve their memory. But do you know that this game has been around since 1929? It was originally called [...]

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Intellectual Intercourse: The Art of Conversation

Intellectual Intercourse: The Art of Conversation

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed I happily engaged in Intellectual Intercourse during a LIVE UM Radio broadcast on 12/6, with fellow podcaster, philosopher and intellectual ponderer Jarett Sanchez.   We discussed… well… discussing.  In our modern, fast paced culture, wherein we are almost constantly bombarded with talk and noise and artificial stimuli, [...]

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Freedom Under Fire

Freedom Under Fire

When we are not free to pursue our education, we are not free to pursue our happiness.  When the pursuit of our own interests in education and happiness are controlled, criminalized and oppressed – that is slavery.  In Germany, this family needs our support and our help. Listen to this important message from Justin Arman [...]

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Out of Plato’s Cave with Paul Verge

Out of Plato’s Cave with Paul Verge

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed What has the mis-education from the school system done to us? What is Plato’s Cave and how can we find our way out? What is the point of OWS and why should we even care? What is “Believer Beware”? In what way was 9/11/01 an American [...]

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Liberty and Learning on The Unschool Bus

Liberty and Learning on The Unschool Bus

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed A delightful interview with Kelly Halldorson. Best known for the Unschool Bus, Kelly is a school-free Mom living and learning in liberty!  While the Halldorson’s can only be loosely defined as “Unschool” it wouldn’t be accurate to use the term “home educators” either…. unless of course [...]

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Nonviolent Communication with Trivium

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Darrell Becker, a long time friend of Unplugged Mom invited me to join him for a conversation about the principles of  Non Violent Communication as applied in relationship with Trivium principles and logic.  It was an enlightening delight for me and I’m certain it will be [...]

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Non Violent Communication with Trivium

Darrell Becker, a long time friend of Unplugged Mom invited me to join him for a conversation about the principles of  Non Violent Communication as applied in relationship with Trivium principles and logic.  It was an enlightening delight for me and I’m certain it will be for you as well!  Darrell has a truly remarkable [...]

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Man Versus Machine: A Media Ecology Discussion

Man Versus Machine: A Media Ecology Discussion

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Is humanity struggling to compete with cyber-reality?  Are modern children held captive by media? In this lengthy and extremely useful discussion, I had the unique opportunity to speak with one rare  and brillant intellectual who has dedicated a research career to examining media phenomenon and it’s [...]

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Special Rate Sponsorships and Advertising

Unplugged Mom supports independent entrepreneurs and those who contribute to the community of liberty and learning. We are now offering ad slots and sponsorships at reduced rates to help get the word out about products or services that contribute to free market freedom and education. Unpluggedmom.com receives thousands of hits per week. Banner ads are [...]

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Upgrades Proposed and Thank You for Listening!

I’m Laurette Lynn, Host and founder of Unplugged Mom Radio.  I am grateful to Desiree who has been my partner and producer from the get-go, Gina for continuous support, reviews and awesome contributions and so many for unwavering support, listening and helping to forward the message by unplugging from compulsory behaviors for a freer, clearer [...]

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Critical, Creative Communication: Interview with Michael Strong

Critical, Creative Communication: Interview with Michael Strong

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed In this episode, I am delighted with the company of Michael Strong, entrepreneur, autodidact, visionary and eloquent critical thinker.  This was an enlightening and thought provoking conversation on the purpose of education, the necessity of broad horizons and the bright and hopeful ideas that are helping [...]

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Naked Freedom: Boobies, Fakers, Posers and Rebels

Naked Freedom: Boobies, Fakers, Posers and Rebels

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed A description simply doesn’t do it justice.  Here is a taste of what is discussed, pondered and provocatively punctuated in this episode: Wearing Freedom as Fashion Statement Angelina’s cowardly Boobies Freedom without brains Teenage Rebellion Freedom, Testicles and Vaginas How to argue Idiocracy Walk the Talk [...]

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Higher Learning and Liberty: Discussion with Antonio Buehler

Higher Learning and Liberty: Discussion with Antonio Buehler

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Sociopolitical activist, home education advocate and  promulgator of peace joins Laurette Lynn for this enriching discussion. Antonio beautifully exemplifies personal endurance, courage and the relationship between intelligence and liberty.  An encouraging advocate for independent learning, Antonio provides support through Buehler Education.  He also advises home educating [...]

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Liberty Loves Learning Loves Liberty

Liberty Loves Learning Loves Liberty

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Brett Vienotte from School Sucks and Justin Arman of Parents for Liberty join Laurette Lynn to ponder the balance between personal freedom and critical thinking skills.  We discussed the natural, but often missed dynamic relationship therein thereby highlighting the significance of critical thinking as the foundation [...]

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Need to work? Helpful tidbits

Unplugged Mom always advocates and supports At-Home Mothering.  We do realize that this is not always plausible for every family, and that’s okay because there are many working Moms or double working parent households that still make home ed possible.   The below guest post, shared by one of our readers offers some suggestions for Moms [...]

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