Whoop whoop!! Episode 4 of Oh Mother Where Art Thou!
The Barcelona based podcast about life as a parent, what we do for fun and where to go for help!
Ana Alvarez-Errecalde is an Artist from Argentina and living in Barcelona with her family. She is married to artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada and they have 3 children, all born at home, who are the source of endless inspiration.
Ana’s photography celebrates motherhood and parenting. She presents a fascinating alternative to the images available in modern media and explores the diversity of mothers. Ana choses alternative education, also called Unschooling, for her children.
What we talk about:
- Ana and her family
- Ana’s eldest son’s birth and diagnosis
- Home births
- Ana’s art
- ‘The Birth Of My Daughter’
- Her new project ‘Mama – Mothers Milk’
- Unschooling (timestamp – 18m 44s)
- why she chose it
- seeing results
- education and the future
– All art and photos for this episode are credited to Ana Alvarez-Errecalde
Links and recommendations
Ana Alvarez-Errecalde – Here you can see all of Ana’s Art, read her biography and find all her contact details
Jorge Rodriguez Gerada – Ana’s husband is an internationally acclaimed artist, a founding member of the early ‘90s New York Culture Jamming movement and continue to create large scale urban art.
Khan Academy – an incredible resource for all children to learn many different subjects at their own pace and in their own environments.
Duolingo – Duolingo is the free science-based language education platform that has organically become the most popular way to learn languages online.
Conservatori Badalona – Professional music learning space in Badalona offering courses from 4 years old. Grow with music, in the company of friends and friends who are attracted, like you, by the emotion of listening and listening.
Esperança – A community of volunteers that go out to the neighbourhoods of Barcelona to hand out food and clothes and talk to people living on the streets. They go out every Saturday and Sunday evening with two different central routes in Barcelona.
El Pirata Garrapata – The book that Ana’s son read which sparked their conversation about racism
Homeschooling and Unschooling
Coordinador Catalana – Catalonia’s Homeschooling community
Laura Mascaro – a lawyer and mother who unschools her children in Spain and offers help and advice on the legality. She gave me this information:
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