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Forum: Unschooling   Today, 07:17 AM
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Our camping trip to Mt. Rainier was cancelled due...

Our camping trip to Mt. Rainier was cancelled due to colds. The girls were getting better, but cold, damp air in high altitudes and lungs that still aren't clear are not a good combination. My...
Forum: Unschooling   Yesterday, 08:04 AM
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Posted By SweetSilver
This is just beginning for us. I see less...

This is just beginning for us. I see less enthusiasm for work in our Girl Scout troop from the other girls, my coleader repeatedly saying "I know this is boring stuff" which irritates the hell out...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By SweetSilver
My averages have been going up. I hit 134 today...

My averages have been going up. I hit 134 today :( but the scale isn't telling the whole story. I've added a 15-ish minute run to every day, on top of my yoga (appr. 1 hour) about 4-5 days per...
Forum: Unschooling   08-28-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By SweetSilver
Hahaha!! Good one.

Hahaha!! Good one.
Forum: Unschooling   08-27-2015, 08:05 AM
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Posted By SweetSilver
I think school is a default topic of conversation...

I think school is a default topic of conversation here, especially at back to school time. I don't think a question like that has anything more to do with anything than "Are you having a good day?" ...
Forum: Unschooling   08-24-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By SweetSilver
School doesn't start here either for another week...

School doesn't start here either for another week or so. I haven't been on FB, but we are bombarded with pictures of first days. I look forward to the lovely weather and having spaces to ourselves....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-24-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By SweetSilver
Isa, what strategies do you try to keep yourself...

Isa, what strategies do you try to keep yourself from eating in the evening and at night? It seems like this is your biggest (?) battle, and I know personally that *when* I can be more disciplined...
Forum: Unschooling   08-21-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,067
Posted By SweetSilver
I'm sure it is personality related, but...

I'm sure it is personality related, but definitely something that school can completely run roughshod over. I've only tested once, avoided it last year and will probably do again, at least for a...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-21-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By SweetSilver
131. Finally seeing some movement. I've been...

131. Finally seeing some movement. I've been prioritizing walks recently, that has helped, and I've gotten a handle on the endless cravings.
Forum: Unschooling   08-18-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,067
Posted By SweetSilver
You've just described an AA perfectly. Yes, it...

You've just described an AA perfectly. Yes, it can stand on its own and can be useful for some careers without needing the 4yr degree. And it transfers to a college or university that only offers a...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-16-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By SweetSilver
No doubt. Yesterday was *intense* and my day...

No doubt. Yesterday was *intense* and my day without sugar suddenly tanked and I suddenly had a massive craving for a candy bar, which went with a bag of chips and I felt pretty blech after that,...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-15-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By SweetSilver
Phew-- back down to 133. I did have many days at...

Phew-- back down to 133. I did have many days at 134, but I'm creeping down.

I accidentally had a sugar-free day yesterday (how does that happen??? That never happens *accidentally* and very...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-14-2015, 06:05 AM
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Posted By SweetSilver
Smart baby! When I had my daughters in the...

Smart baby!

When I had my daughters in the bed, I never quite got the kind of sleep I used to get. I was easily woken up, and if I kept baby in front of me I never seemed to be in danger of...
Forum: Unschooling   08-09-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,067
Posted By SweetSilver
I generally stay because of dd's anxiety. But I...

I generally stay because of dd's anxiety. But I can distance myself more than I used to. I arrive and they get about their business while I kick back. Who knows when I'll do a drop-off? I don't...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-08-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By SweetSilver
Oh, my.... two weeks of eating out too much, not...

Oh, my.... two weeks of eating out too much, not enough yoga and no time for walks is starting to show. First I felt it in my waistline, though it didn't register on the scale, now I am seeing it. ...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-04-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,094
Posted By SweetSilver
Please ramble, Ragana. I need it. Maybe we all...

Please ramble, Ragana. I need it. Maybe we all need it.

I, too, think I've transmitted my anxieties to my daughter. However, my anxiety manifests itself as irritation, anger, and so it feels...
Forum: Unschooling   08-04-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,067
Posted By SweetSilver
Thanks, Miranda, and everybody. We're hanging in...

Thanks, Miranda, and everybody. We're hanging in there. Fair week begins, and 6 chickens received baths yesterday. We drop them off today and fair begins Wednesday. This week is second only to...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   08-02-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By SweetSilver
Yes. Highly recommended for environmental...

Yes. Highly recommended for environmental allergies. I do it once a day year-round, sometimes twice. You can do it several times per day. I can't recommend it enough. You can use a neti pot,...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   08-01-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By SweetSilver
Allergy shots are a series of shots. It is not...

Allergy shots are a series of shots. It is not one "vaccination". The shots are prepared just for the patient, and they are given every single week for quite a duration. They are a serious...
Forum: Unschooling   08-01-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,067
Posted By SweetSilver
Things are needed a serious shake-up around here....

Things are needed a serious shake-up around here. Family problems including marital issues, counseling... uff da. But with extreme lows comes some clarity, but that is mixed with stretches of...
Forum: Unschooling   08-01-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,067
Posted By SweetSilver
August 2015 Unschooling thread

How is summer going for everybody?

Share it all: ups, downs, day-in-the-life, questions....

Here is your kitchen sink!
Forum: Child & Teen Health   08-01-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By SweetSilver
Benadryl sucks. Yes, allergies do suddenly...

Benadryl sucks. Yes, allergies do suddenly become overt with events like the onset of puberty and pregnancy.

You are right, an allergy doctor will do a fair bit of just repeating what you already...
Forum: Unschooling   08-01-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,646
Posted By SweetSilver
I think it might be as much learning temperament...

I think it might be as much learning temperament than strictly age. My older daughter does set some of the interests, but my youngest plows on past them and that leaves dd1 following her. DD2 is my...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-01-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 530
Posted By SweetSilver
Update: On our last trip into that town, we...

Update:

On our last trip into that town, we stopped in and did a "not-blood-draw". She's been worrying about what if she never can do it, would we have to keep going and going. I said we'd only...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-01-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By SweetSilver
I start this month at 133, same as last month. ...

I start this month at 133, same as last month.

I haven't done my yoga in a week, having been out of town, so I am looking forward to today. This summer is making it harder to keep on the...
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