Idzie Desmarais is creating blog posts about self-directed lifelong learning
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Hello! My name is Idzie Desmarais, and I'm a writer, blogger, adult (grown) unschooler, and self-directed learning advocate, who has focused on alternative education in my work for over eight years. My main project is my blog, I'm Unschooled. Yes, I Can Write., where I share personal posts on fostering a self-directed, unschooling lifestyle for parents, teenagers, and adults of all ages. I also maintain a Facebook page as a companion to my blog, where I'm active in sharing interesting links, articles, quotes, and more on radical education.

I love what I do, and don't plan to stop anytime soon, but it's not easy working as much as I want to on my writing and advocacy, especially while stressing about finances, learning to cope better with my anxiety disorder, and trying to live more independently. 

So I decided to do what so many artists and freelancers are doing, and create a Patreon page! Patreon allows people like you--readers and supporters--to become "patrons" by pledging a recurring monthly donation in the amount of your choice, whether that's $1 or $20 (or something in between). Your generosity can allow more energy and time to be spent on doing the work I love; it can help me seek out much needed healthcare that isn't covered under the public insurance I have; and it can help me to find greater independence and security in my everyday life.

I've committed myself to writing at least one post a month for I'm Unschooled. Yes, I Can Write., and along with that, by becoming a patron you gain access to a bunch of perks like early access to those regular posts, as well as access to one patron exclusive post per month; behind the scenes peeks at what's happening with my work; a monthly round-up of great education essays I've come across; book, TV show, and other media recommendations; quote graphics; the occasional non-education related piece of writing; and my endless gratitude! I believe strongly that ALL supporters, no matter how much or how little they choose to contribute, are important and greatly deserving of my gratitude, so all perks will be available to all patrons, whether their pledge is $1 or $20.

Whether you choose to become a patron or not, I can't thank you enough for reading, following, and supporting my work with your kind comments, shares, and presence. I'm so grateful for all of you!
Tiers
ACCESS TO EVERYTHING
$1 or more per month
The all access pass to all the digital content I share here on Patreon! This includes (but is not limited to) original patron only posts; early access to regular blog posts; recommended links and reviews; behind-the-scenes snippets about my work; quote graphics; bits of other writing, and a whole lot of gratitude. <3 
Pledge $3 or more per month
Same rewards for all!
Goals
97% complete
If I reach this goal it would cover all my monthly medication, supplements, and the like freeing me from a bit more stress, and allowing me to focus more fully on the important things (like stressing about other things. Also writing)!

I could also buy a little more coffee, so that would be nice.
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Hello! My name is Idzie Desmarais, and I'm a writer, blogger, adult (grown) unschooler, and self-directed learning advocate, who has focused on alternative education in my work for over eight years. My main project is my blog, I'm Unschooled. Yes, I Can Write., where I share personal posts on fostering a self-directed, unschooling lifestyle for parents, teenagers, and adults of all ages. I also maintain a Facebook page as a companion to my blog, where I'm active in sharing interesting links, articles, quotes, and more on radical education.

I love what I do, and don't plan to stop anytime soon, but it's not easy working as much as I want to on my writing and advocacy, especially while stressing about finances, learning to cope better with my anxiety disorder, and trying to live more independently. 

So I decided to do what so many artists and freelancers are doing, and create a Patreon page! Patreon allows people like you--readers and supporters--to become "patrons" by pledging a recurring monthly donation in the amount of your choice, whether that's $1 or $20 (or something in between). Your generosity can allow more energy and time to be spent on doing the work I love; it can help me seek out much needed healthcare that isn't covered under the public insurance I have; and it can help me to find greater independence and security in my everyday life.

I've committed myself to writing at least one post a month for I'm Unschooled. Yes, I Can Write., and along with that, by becoming a patron you gain access to a bunch of perks like early access to those regular posts, as well as access to one patron exclusive post per month; behind the scenes peeks at what's happening with my work; a monthly round-up of great education essays I've come across; book, TV show, and other media recommendations; quote graphics; the occasional non-education related piece of writing; and my endless gratitude! I believe strongly that ALL supporters, no matter how much or how little they choose to contribute, are important and greatly deserving of my gratitude, so all perks will be available to all patrons, whether their pledge is $1 or $20.

Whether you choose to become a patron or not, I can't thank you enough for reading, following, and supporting my work with your kind comments, shares, and presence. I'm so grateful for all of you!

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Tiers
ACCESS TO EVERYTHING
$1 or more per month
The all access pass to all the digital content I share here on Patreon! This includes (but is not limited to) original patron only posts; early access to regular blog posts; recommended links and reviews; behind-the-scenes snippets about my work; quote graphics; bits of other writing, and a whole lot of gratitude. <3 
Pledge $3 or more per month
Same rewards for all!