Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 204
Search took 0.20 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: featherstory
Forum: Unschooling   10-08-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,226
Posted By featherstory
I spent probably 6 out of 8 of days of this month...

I spent probably 6 out of 8 of days of this month sick. I seem to have had strep the past week or so and now I'm just dealing with headaches and chronic pain(fibromyalgia) and a pill stuck down my...
Forum: Unschooling   10-08-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By featherstory
My 8 year old girl is a reluctant reader as...

My 8 year old girl is a reluctant reader as well...she also compares herself to her sister who is actually 5 but just has a different temperament(just very eager to be "taught", doesn't mind guessing...
Forum: Unschooling   10-08-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By featherstory
Thanks for the openness, I didn't mean anything...

Thanks for the openness, I didn't mean anything negatively by my question, I just have started wondering what it'd be like to parent as a team and you mentioned what you mentioned. I've always been...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-29-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,571
Posted By featherstory
Childcare co-op...just one or more parents who...

Childcare co-op...just one or more parents who can watch your kids while you work, you watch their kids while they work, etc. Then you do school with your kids when you have the time. It doesn't...
Forum: Unschooling   09-29-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By featherstory
Just curious why you want to do them without your...

Just curious why you want to do them without your dh?

Other than that I am not really sure. I try to do something similar to what zebra mentioned, but my girls are younger, one is super easy to...
Forum: Unschooling   09-29-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By featherstory
Sounds like you've gotten some great advice. You...

Sounds like you've gotten some great advice. You might also find some online reading/literacy/language websites that are entertaining, yet educational. That has worked well for getting my children...
Forum: Unschooling   09-15-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,348
Posted By featherstory
That's so creative, I love her design. And yay...

That's so creative, I love her design. And yay you for the ambitious(or at least to me) bike rde.

Goldenwillow how did you manage to have a firefighter based birthday party? That sounds fantastic!
Forum: Unschooling   09-13-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By featherstory
Thank you. I love the idea of the mind map, as...

Thank you. I love the idea of the mind map, as well as saving and looking back on these "plans" to see where we've already been. That's brilliant.
Forum: Unschooling   09-13-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By featherstory
I've found that my girls who've never been in...

I've found that my girls who've never been in school, but have had a mom who still had(and maybe still has) a little deschooling to be done struggle with structure. My grandmother has tried to have...
Forum: Unschooling   09-13-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,348
Posted By featherstory
Haven't been here in a while! We've been...

Haven't been here in a while!

We've been pretty busy. The local Nature Park/Swamp started a class for homeschoolers we started last month. It's once a month, and the first class dd7 has taken....
Forum: Unschooling   05-29-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,652
Posted By featherstory
Awww...so sorry about Fiona's injury. :/ My...

Awww...so sorry about Fiona's injury. :/

My girls are getting pretty "schooly". dd7.5 is now swimming underwater and dd4.5 has taught herself to doggy paddle but she hasn't done as well as she...
Forum: Spirituality   05-11-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,201
Posted By featherstory
I wish I could remember to post here more often. ...

I wish I could remember to post here more often. I joined Simrit Kaur's Supreme Sound course recently. I really love it. She's a yogic chant artist and Kundalini Yoga teachers...she was actually a...
Forum: Unschooling   03-13-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,326
Posted By featherstory
Earlier this week the local homeschooling...

Earlier this week the local homeschooling community was invited to a non-profit arts school. They are planning to put together a program with our input during "school hours" that will probably start...
Forum: Unschooling   03-01-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 964
Posted By featherstory
This is great. I actually trained as a literacy...

This is great. I actually trained as a literacy coach a long time ago before having kids but because I learned to read before I started school and reading was such a huge part of my life, my anxiety...
Forum: Unschooling   02-19-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,494
Posted By featherstory
Ugh...not feeling the best about unschooling...

Ugh...not feeling the best about unschooling right now. I started telling my daughter something today (7) and she let out the most disgusted groan. :(

I don't know what to do. They spend so much...
Forum: Unschooling   02-04-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,494
Posted By featherstory
Wow lbd... My word is balance. The girls...

Wow lbd...

My word is balance. The girls were on a great schedule for awhile then it veered again. I am so busy it's ridiculous. dd7 is taking her first piano class this weekend. I was reading...
Forum: Unschooling   02-04-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,572
Posted By featherstory
I wasn't around for the original post but just...

I wasn't around for the original post but just wanted to chime in. I can especially relate to was piglet just said about looking for the awesomeness and hanging out with them. My kids are younger(7...
Forum: Unschooling   01-20-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 2,538
Posted By featherstory
mckittr- You make such a great point about a...

mckittr- You make such a great point about a child's attention span...for things they're interested in! My 7yo is just getting into math and I'm seeing it's something she really likes. Before this...
Forum: Unschooling   01-18-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 2,538
Posted By featherstory
SweetSilver...that's so awesome about your...

SweetSilver...that's so awesome about your guitar. My guitar has been sitting on it's stand since probably November! I've been so amazingly busy. I'm starting to teach a new yoga class soon and...
Forum: Unschooling   01-18-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 678
Posted By featherstory
I remember feeling that way when I was that age...

I remember feeling that way when I was that age too because I went from public school to an academic magnet school and while I had always felt smart, I felt that there was a lot I didn't know at that...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-31-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 1,957
Posted By featherstory
Resolution 7: Re-commit to my early morning...

Resolution 7: Re-commit to my early morning yoga/meditation/sacred awakening routine.
Forum: Personal Growth   12-31-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 1,957
Posted By featherstory
Resolution 6: Regularly send emails, phone calls,...

Resolution 6: Regularly send emails, phone calls, thank cards and letters to close family and friends.
Forum: Personal Growth   12-31-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 1,957
Posted By featherstory
Get back into my own personal hobbies: dance,...

Get back into my own personal hobbies: dance, music, etc.
Forum: Personal Growth   12-31-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 1,957
Posted By featherstory
Resolution 4: Meal plan every week and budget...

Resolution 4: Meal plan every week and budget with said meal plan in mind.
Forum: Personal Growth   12-31-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 1,957
Posted By featherstory
Resolution 3: Find extra-curricular activities...

Resolution 3: Find extra-curricular activities for my kids to participate in regularly.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 204

 
Forum Jump: 

Online Users: 15,144

63 members and 15,081 guests
agentofchaos , Anne Jividen , AutumnRose78 , averysmomma05 , blissor , bugmenot , cloa513 , Daffodil , DahliaRW , Deborah , eanz , emmy526 , fange , hillymum , Iron Princess , jcdfarmer , JElaineB , katelove , Katherine73 , kathymuggle , kittycat1 , lauren , lemon_verbena , LexyDeLoney , lilmissgiggles , lisak1234 , mama24-7 , mamabear0314 , Mamalari , mckittre , Michele123 , Mirzam , Moda Ani , moominmamma , mumto1 , MylittleTiger , NaturallyKait , newmamalizzy , oaksie68 , philomom , RosemaryV , rubelin , sarrahlnorris , SchoolmarmDE , shantimama , siennaflower , Skippy918 , Springshowers , sren , stephalittle , Tariasjourney , tinytina , Turquesa , Xerxella , zebra15
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.