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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-16-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
  :-(
Views: 350
Posted By DharmaDisciple
12 years ago a pregnant mum I met had a baby...

12 years ago a pregnant mum I met had a baby boy, perfectly healthy, really beautiful. She got him vaxed. He had a severe reaction and fitted causing severe brain damage. He never walked, spoke,...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   09-04-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By DharmaDisciple
I am looking to make a few friends who I can...

I am looking to make a few friends who I can Facebook who are attached parents and send their kids to school. We no longer homeschool and I find all the homeschool threads on facebook make me feel...
Forum: Waldorf   08-29-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,212
Posted By DharmaDisciple
I think you should ask your question on the...

I think you should ask your question on the learning at home section, you will get lots of ideas. My 6 nearly 7 year old can only read simple things and is building up his sight words. But 8 does...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-29-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,294
Posted By DharmaDisciple
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Quote:Originally Posted by wonderactivist http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-27-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,294
Posted By DharmaDisciple
Hi everyone, I am in the process of pulling my...

Hi everyone, I am in the process of pulling my son out of school so he won't start 1st grade this september. We will be following Christopherus's 1st Grade as I had that for my daughter a few years...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-27-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By DharmaDisciple
I want to pull him out I just need to persuade...

I want to pull him out I just need to persuade dh, I am hoping to post the deregistration letter to the school on Theo's 7th birthday on Friday, I think it will be his best birthday ever!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-26-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By DharmaDisciple
My son started school when he was 5 for one...

My son started school when he was 5 for one term. At that time I was taken ill and was in hospital for a period. Theo suffered severe separation anxiety, never knowing if mummy was going to be at...
Forum: Learning at School   08-26-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By DharmaDisciple
My son age 6 (September birthday) was...

My son age 6 (September birthday) was homeschooled but joined school for the last 8 weeks of summer term. He will be carrying on this septmber. But he cannot read very well. He knows his basic...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-08-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,539
Posted By DharmaDisciple
Hiya Candice, I am gonna try the South Beach I...

Hiya Candice, I am gonna try the South Beach I am desperate to lose some weight but want a really healthy way to do it. I am vegetarian but think I can modify it to suit me. Am gonna read the book...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-15-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By DharmaDisciple
Dh may well let me stay at home as a homemaker...

Dh may well let me stay at home as a homemaker if I can persuade him, I will just have to come up with ideas with him why this is best for me, I have to work on the reasons why he should be at work...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-15-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By DharmaDisciple
I will be 48 when my youngest reaches college...

I will be 48 when my youngest reaches college age and dh would like me to then go out to work. I have no skills as I have devoted my life to homeschooling my kids. Can you start a career that late?...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-13-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By DharmaDisciple
I want to do a diet to shift my weight and help...

I want to do a diet to shift my weight and help my daughter (11) shift hers too. I want something that is healthy, eg we can eat low GL stuff to balance blood sugars and it haas to be vegan/veggie...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-15-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
  Math
Views: 1,040
Posted By DharmaDisciple
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Quote:Originally Posted by moominmamma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1291693/math#post_16188499)

Singapore Primary...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-15-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 17
  Math
Views: 1,040
Posted By DharmaDisciple
What Maths program is everyone using?   I...

What Maths program is everyone using?
 
I want a program for my 6 yr old and my nearly 11 yr old. I was thinking Math U See but am worried as it is mastery that there is the tendency to forget...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-09-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By DharmaDisciple
I have called myself an unschooled but seem to...

I have called myself an unschooled but seem to be moving away form that now, with sadness. I want my kids to learn stuff but I also want them to enjoy being homeschooled. I want them to get the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-08-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By DharmaDisciple
I tend to lean towards unschooling/relaxed...

I tend to lean towards unschooling/relaxed homeschooling. My children have shown some interests like cooking and animals so I think the first thing I will do is go from there. I just need to get...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-03-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By DharmaDisciple
How exactly do I homeschool? I don't think I...

How exactly do I homeschool? I don't think I have ever known and we have just bumbled along with the kids learning on the side. But this is not enough any more. I want to be more involved to have...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-11-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By DharmaDisciple
The main thing she has on sandwiches is marg and...

The main thing she has on sandwiches is marg and yeast extract, or vegetarian pate. I tried getting low fat bread but the slices were so small she would use double the quantity so it defeated the...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-11-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,283
Posted By DharmaDisciple
*waves* I am a member of WW Online but have not...

*waves* I am a member of WW Online but have not really used it yet, it has just upgraded me to Pro Points so I am learning the ropes. I hope to start tomorrow so will meal plan tonight so I have an...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-11-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By DharmaDisciple
I am very overweight and I have noticed my...

I am very overweight and I have noticed my daughter is looking overweight too. She is nearly 11. I want to lose the weight and was hoping whatever I use could also benefit my daughter. I am a member...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-15-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By DharmaDisciple
I am looking for a maths program for my dd who...

I am looking for a maths program for my dd who is 10 (5th grade). She was at school last year and it seems that the math they taught her, then moved on to another topic meant that she has forgotten...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-15-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By DharmaDisciple
Had to send a hug, I know exactly how you are...

Had to send a hug, I know exactly how you are feeling.

I have that in my village, I am seen as the weird one who homeschools. My kids no longer play with children in the village, though they know...
Forum: Unschooling   10-09-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By DharmaDisciple
Quote: Originally Posted by SpiderMum...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SpiderMum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15929685)
I look at it like this: The goal is not to...
Forum: Unschooling   10-08-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By DharmaDisciple
i just worry that if I let go and unschool my...

i just worry that if I let go and unschool my children MAY never learn the more school ish type subjects, it is hard to let go and trust..... what if mine are the ones who wont stretch themselves?
...
Forum: Unschooling   10-08-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By DharmaDisciple
I know about unschooling, I have known about it...

I know about unschooling, I have known about it for a few years now, but I can't quite get my head around it. I wonder if you have to be a certain sort of creative, idea inspiring parent to unschool...
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