"We all desperately need more insight into what leads to happiness and what leads to pain." ~Pema Chodron

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Amy Childs

Happiness Consultant

Whites Against Racism

“Whites Against Racism: Awareness/Study/Activism.”

(Click here to RSVP for the first event on facebook, or send me an email to let me know you’re interested.)

This group is designed for white people to learn about whiteness, to confront oppression, and to work against systemic white supremacy.

In order to understand racism, oppression, and […]

Our Children, Ourselves

Conference calls and Philadelphia-area meetings are forming now! Send me an email for more information.


A workshop

led by Amy Childs

for parents who wonder…

January 8th, 2016 | Category: blog, calls, events, groups, parenting, unschooling, unschooling | Comments are closed

What Is It in 2016

Throughout the year, Kara Tennis and I will be hosting several What Is It? groups around the Philadelphia area. If you’d like to be kept in the loop about dates and places, you’ll need to join my mailing list and specifically check the “What Is It?” box. Or, send me an email and I’ll add […]

January Intros

Throughout the year I’ll be hosting several “Introduction to Unschooling” discussions around the Philadelphia area – and maybe beyond!

We have four sessions scheduled in Philly in January:

Wooden Shoe (704 South Street) on Jan 16 at 3pm Wooden Shoe (704 South Street) on Jan 14 at 6:30pm Cloth (1605 E Passyunk Ave) on Jan […]

What is it?

We’re doing another What Is It? group!

Together with Kara Tennis and Martha P, I’ll be hanging out on December 4 to figure out what the heck IS it to be human anyway?! Send me an email for more information or to let me know you’re coming. There is no change for the event, but […]

jan 8, 2015


  It’s all about merriment and bedlam and loving Amy Poehler (oh yeah and loving ourselves).

Amy Childs | Happiness Consultant

may 9, 2010

I thought I’d just post a little Howdy Hi and Hey. Normally on Mother’s Day I plant flowers, but today it’s just too dang windy and – honestly – my garden is already overflowing with more than my fair share of heaven.

I remembered that I have a blog, and somewhere I once learned that […]