Mom Explains Why Her 7 ‘Feral’ Kids Have No Rules And Don’t Even Have To Attend School

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Gemma and Lewis Rawnsley live in northern England with their seven children:

Skye is 13, Finlay is 12, Phoenix is 9, Pearl is 8, Hunter is 5, Zephyr is 3, and Woolf is 1.

None of the Rawnsley children go to school — and no, they’re not homeschooled. Gemma and Lewis just don’t believe their kids should have to follow rules created by adults.

Instead, these so-called “feral” kids get to make all their own decisions. They choose how they want to dress, what they want to eat, what activities they want to do each day, and when they want to go to bed each night.

Gemma says she doesn’t want her kids to have to grow up too quickly. The 35-year-old mom wants her seven little ones to really get to enjoy being children, which means she doesn’t want to set boundaries for them.

Her kids are allowed to swear, dye and cut their own hair, get tattoos and piercings, and do lots of other “adult” activities.

[H/T: Mirror]

You never know what you’ll find on any given day in the Rawnsley household.

One child might be swinging an axe outside, another might be cutting their own hair, and yet another might be eating ice cream straight out of the carton.

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Gemma and Lewis, parents of seven little ones, have very few rules for their children.

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