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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-08-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Stacey B
We usually go over to the near by Traditional...

We usually go over to the near by Traditional Chinese Medicine school for a potluck and performance. But this year I think we are going to have a party instead. Our focus is going to be on...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-03-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Stacey B
Where are you in Massachusetts? North Star,...

Where are you in Massachusetts? North Star, (http://northstarteens.org/) which is in Hadley is an amazing school/homeschool program for self-directed learning. If you are in the area you should at...
Forum: Unschooling   12-18-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By Stacey B
We live in Denver Colorado and we have a pretty...

We live in Denver Colorado and we have a pretty active unschooling community. We're a big city so there is a lot of everything going on but I know that a lot of the homeschoolers we meet are...
Forum: Unschooling   12-08-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 125
Posted By Stacey B
As a family we get a good laugh from Shaun the...

As a family we get a good laugh from Shaun the Sheep and Wallace and Gromit.
 
For myself I haven't laughed a lot from reading in a while except I read The Sweet Life in Paris and it made me laugh...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-03-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,261
Posted By Stacey B
A little slow but we just picked up our...

A little slow but we just picked up our postcards yesterday., look out for Colorado in the mail soon!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-29-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By Stacey B
Some just posted this on our local board. We're...

Some just posted this on our local board. We're in Denver so I'm not willing to sign up for the winter session but we are definitely thinking about it if they do one in the Spring.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-29-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,309
Posted By Stacey B
I'm homeschooling my ds who is 5. Short message...

I'm homeschooling my ds who is 5. Short message for the moment,  but yes we are around.
Forum: Unschooling   11-22-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Stacey B
I just wanted to say how happy I am that we've...

I just wanted to say how happy I am that we've stayed with unschooling as DS has reached school age. I spent entirely too much time on this board when he was little trying to absorb everything,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-18-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By Stacey B
Two things.   One I think Starfall is more...

Two things.
 
One I think Starfall is more for little kids learning their letters, we haven't really liked the learning to read section.
 
Two we love What's Gnu...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-15-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,261
Posted By Stacey B
Still trying to find post cards, I know there...

Still trying to find post cards, I know there are tons of postcard, we live in Colorado after all, but we live in the city not near any tourist stuff. Thursday we'll go looking for some.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-06-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,261
Posted By Stacey B
We're going to go find some cards this coming...

We're going to go find some cards this coming week, from Colorado. We've enjoyed getting the Arizona and Ohio cards!
Forum: Unschooling   11-03-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Stacey B
reading these responses I feel lucky that his...

reading these responses I feel lucky that his interests seem to last for a while, we've been exploring architecture and building for almost nine months now. He's excited about geodesic domes and...
Forum: Unschooling   11-02-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Stacey B
DS is only 5 but he is the kid who wakes up...

DS is only 5 but he is the kid who wakes up wanting to explore different things at length in depth. I love doing this with him but I can see already that we will be beyond my knowledge in certain...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-23-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By Stacey B
I forgot two things that are super important to...

I forgot two things that are super important to us. Really comfortable shoes, we do a lot of walking around town, and hiking in the near by mountains. Also our friends, not only do we spend a lot of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-20-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,261
Posted By Stacey B
So this might be silly but I can't even find my...

So this might be silly but I can't even find my PMs any more since MDC has changed up.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-17-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By Stacey B
No two of our days are the same. But usually we...

No two of our days are the same. But usually we have breakfast, read a story or do some art, he plays while I clean or check my email, we pack up a lunch for our day and we head out in the city (or...
Forum: Unschooling   10-14-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By Stacey B
Why is it now when I here this I want to hide. I...

Why is it now when I here this I want to hide. I feel like it always becomes an attack on those mainstream shows.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-13-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,696
Posted By Stacey B
What about a virtual school or correspondence...

What about a virtual school or correspondence school http://www.clonlara.org/ is what would choose if I was using one. I met the director a long long time ago and was really inspired about what she...
Forum: Unschooling   10-02-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,852
Posted By Stacey B
Yesterday Ds spent the morning building things...

Yesterday Ds spent the morning building things with his Papa and making crepes. Then he and I got dropped off at a nonprofit cafe for five hours of hanging out with friends, all the kids were either...
Forum: Unschooling   09-26-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,852
Posted By Stacey B
We had an unschooling get together up in the...

We had an unschooling get together up in the mountains at a friends house for a treasure hunt, a hike, and brownies. They have a zip line in their yard so the kids spent most of their time taking...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-23-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,261
Posted By Stacey B
Thank you for organizing this!

Thank you for organizing this!
Forum: Unschooling   09-23-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,852
Posted By Stacey B
Yesterday we had our old playschool co-op...

Yesterday we had our old playschool co-op friends over for a pizza making party, DS and his friends went up stairs and drew building plans. In the afternoon ds decided that he wanted to spend the...
Forum: Unschooling   09-21-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By Stacey B
Let's see my DH stated to me during our first...

Let's see my DH stated to me during our first date that he would never send his kids to school, he had a friend who hs his kids and they spent half their time out on adventures and they were really...
Forum: Unschooling   09-19-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,852
Posted By Stacey B
Well this morning we all wrestled for a while,...

Well this morning we all wrestled for a while, this is DH's Saturday. Then Ds and I went to the coffee shop to meet another unschooling Mama and only child (they even share a birthday). Ds taught...
Forum: Unschooling   09-15-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,852
Posted By Stacey B
We had a slow day around here today, after being...

We had a slow day around here today, after being out and with people for the last too days for way to many hours today was a home day. Ds reorganized his studio, painted with ink. Drew. Watched some...
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