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Forum: Unschooling   10-01-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By wookumus
I don't know a lot about it myself but I have...

I don't know a lot about it myself but I have heard of some development theories around the "9-year change" that can be quite challenging? Might be worth reading, if nothing else to give you some...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-19-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By wookumus
Oak Meadow K Curriculum request?

I purchased some used curriculum materials and noticed that the first 2 pages (pg 1 & 2) of the Kindergarten curriculum introduction are missing. If someone uses this curriculum would you be willing...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-25-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By wookumus
I'll share my experience, I was drawn towards the...

I'll share my experience, I was drawn towards the homeschool community idea and became involved with a coop group that eventually fell apart and reformed with specific moms excluded (including me). ...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-06-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By wookumus
SweetSilver, thank you, as always, for your kind...

SweetSilver, thank you, as always, for your kind response. Between you and Moominmama, I feel like I have incredible online homeschool mentors! Getting started homeschooling isn't really a concern,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,317
Posted By wookumus
Similar boat as you, we have an almost 5yo DS and...

Similar boat as you, we have an almost 5yo DS and 16mo DS. We've been loosely participating in some local homeschooling groups but most of the kids are older. Also had a preschool coop going for a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-06-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By wookumus
I have some experience with a preschool coop and...

I have some experience with a preschool coop and it sadly ended amidst a pile of drama. So, I will share what I think would have made it work out better. We tried to make ours pretty loose and...
Forum: Waldorf   08-04-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By wookumus
I really appreciate your detailed response! I am...

I really appreciate your detailed response! I am scientific-minded sort as well and the magical aspect is a little out there but also exciting in a way. It's hard to find much fun these days for...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-04-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By wookumus
Struggling to make the right choice...

I am in love with the idea of homeschooling for my children and for the amazing freedom it would allow our family. I am in "hook, line and sinker"! I definitely struggle with some confidence issues...
Forum: Waldorf   08-02-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By wookumus
Forum: Unschooling   07-30-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By wookumus
I can completely understand why you feel the way...

I can completely understand why you feel the way you do because mainstream education does not value you and your daughter's successes. Sounds like you have an amazingly talented daughter with an...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-07-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By wookumus
Wow, yes, you all are why I keep coming back when...

Wow, yes, you all are why I keep coming back when my insecurities start rearing up. Miranda, you so perfectly described exactly how I feel about learning and just seem to forget when I keep hearing...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-05-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By wookumus
I appreciate your thoughts and ideas, I am really...

I appreciate your thoughts and ideas, I am really trying to wrap my mind around how he learns best and I don't really want to push formal academics until he is closer to 7 and even then, not really...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By wookumus
Learning Style? Curriculum? Help!

I don't see a good option for my 4.5yo son other than homeschool. He is a very high needs child, extremely active and does not sit still for long unless very engaged and rarely will play on his own....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-02-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By wookumus
Thanks again for taking the time to share your...

Thanks again for taking the time to share your thoughts, I think just writing it out helped me define the direction I want to go. I could do without female drama at my age, hence, on to new friends!...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-01-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By wookumus
Thank you for your thoughts. I am feeling the...

Thank you for your thoughts. I am feeling the need to be honest about my feelings but not in hopes of repair or even keeping friends for my son. I am not comfortable running into these people while...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-27-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By wookumus
Unhappy OT - Preschool Coop Drama...advice?

This is a bit off-topic but I value so many opinions on here and thought I would ask for some advice. Some friends and I started a preschool coop about 1.5yr ago and were very selective about the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-28-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By wookumus
ashleybess, could have written your...

ashleybess, could have written your email...except that i am type a, prefer organization and fear that i would be too tightly controlled to allow for the free-learning i really want for my kids.  i...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   05-22-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By wookumus
From my limited perspective of 4...

From my limited perspective of 4 years...properties are always more expensive on the west side, the river is on the west side as well as downtown and the old mill district which are both very...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   05-17-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By wookumus
My family has lived in Bend for 4 years and we...

My family has lived in Bend for 4 years and we love it.  Great access to outdoors activities, local food and many friendly people.  Our kids are young and we have not quite entered formal education...
Forum: Parenting   04-24-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,904
Posted By wookumus
Liked and replied!

Liked and replied!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-12-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,935
Posted By wookumus
Nope.  They are not women, will never be...

Nope.  They are not women, will never be pregnant and could not possible ever fully understand what's like to be either.  It's nothing personal or sexist, just wouldn't jive for me.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-03-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By wookumus
I just noticed that I was quoted from a...

I just noticed that I was quoted from a different post by the OP :)  Figured I'd better add an update to that post.
You sound a lot like me, I think my biggest hurdle in this homeschooling...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-25-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By wookumus
thanks again!

thanks again!
Forum: Parenting   03-06-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,284
Posted By wookumus
Ergo carrier, now using with 2nd kiddo ...

Ergo carrier, now using with 2nd kiddo
Prefolds, 2 kiddos, then great for household/personal cleaning
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-25-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By wookumus
thanks!

thanks!
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