She is known for her advocacy of homeschooling/unschooling and home-based/green business. Unschooling encourages students to use their curiosity to learn. She founded the Canadian Alliance of Home Schoolers in 1979, and is the author of numerous books on homeschooling. Since 1976, she has co-owned and edited Natural Life, an award-winning sustainable lifestyles magazine. In 2002, she founded Life Learning Magazine, which she owns and edits. She is listed in Canadian Who's Who and Who's Who of Canadian Women.