Aslyn, lots of kids can't imagine going out and living on their own and say they'll just live with their parents forever. My younger sister told my mom that if she went to college then my mom would have to be her roommate. She happily...
Originally Posted by mommy2maya
My dd also took the pssas this past spring. I am pretty sure the very first thing she had to do was fill in her name, first and last.
And...? I doubt that part of the...
Originally Posted by jeminijad
A 9 year old who cannot read basic words is at a disadvantage.
Suppose they become separated from their parents in a public place? Can they read the words telephone, police,...
Originally Posted by waiflywaif
I'm curious if people who don't see this as a problem right now have some age cutoff at which they would consider it a problem. For some in this thread, not doing it at 9 is an...
Originally Posted by stik
So he can:
- get a library card
- sign a petition or a birthday card
- write notes and letters to friends and family
- keep a diary of his private feelings
- write a story or a...
How long have you been homeschooling?
My son has never gone to school, but this is our third official year.
How old are your children?
My child is 9.
What grades would they be in?
He is in 3rd grade.
Originally Posted by Linda on the move
I do feel very blessed financially. We have other struggles in life (one of my kids has special needs, we don't have extended family, etc) but money is something...
Originally Posted by CrazyCatLady
I was unschooled a lot as a kid and I'm remembering now that I continued to play (pretending to live outside and be a pioneer, Barbies, polly pockets, etc) until I was 12/13. ...
My son turned 9 last month aHbnd he plays a lot. Lots of pretend games, especially pretend battles. He's big into history, today he was playing "Hundred Years War", but some of his resources for history are the computer game...