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Forum: Unschooling   Yesterday, 06:17 AM
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Hmmm. Honestly, it's been so long that I will...

Hmmm. Honestly, it's been so long that I will botch up the description pretty bad. I'll try to pull out the book this week and get back to you. And yeah, they aren't books for everyone. But if they...
Forum: Unschooling   02-12-2016, 03:22 PM
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Posted By healthy momma
Have you ever read the Ringing Cedar series?...

Have you ever read the Ringing Cedar series? There is a discussion in there on weddings that just rocked my world. Soooo not what today's weddings are about.
Forum: Unschooling   02-12-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By healthy momma
I'm diving into the Kamana Naturalist Training...

I'm diving into the Kamana Naturalist Training Program this week. I'm excited to do something new and totally for myself "just because." I don't know how far it will lead but it is challenging me and...
Forum: Unschooling   02-01-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,089
Posted By healthy momma
I'm so excited that I have officially booked a...

I'm so excited that I have officially booked a rental for two weeks in March. I told my hubby last year that I would be going somewhere a bit warmer for the month of March in the future (because as...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-26-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By healthy momma
You might want to check out bravewriter.com. It...

You might want to check out bravewriter.com. It is a language arts and writing "program" that really is unique.
Forum: Unschooling   12-28-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By healthy momma
Anna, i'm so sorry you lost your first response...

Anna, i'm so sorry you lost your first response (terribly frustrating) and I really appreciate your willingness to take the time to rewrite it. It really was beneficial for me to read about your...
Forum: Unschooling   12-28-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By healthy momma
Here's an example of the type of thing I was...

Here's an example of the type of thing I was thinking about. Found it with some googling.

http://move-with-me.com/self-regulation/4-tools-to-help-young-children-self-regulate-focus/
Forum: Unschooling   12-26-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By healthy momma
Thank you for your response Sweetsilver. We are...

Thank you for your response Sweetsilver. We are committed to both classes (the art one is only 4 weeks and the tumbling/gymnastics is 9 weeks) already so I can't really check it out beforehand. From...
Forum: Unschooling   12-24-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By healthy momma
Ways for child to refocus himself

My son is closing in on 8 years old. He is very active, easily distracted, and impulsive. Not developmentally inappropriate (although maybe a bit more than the majority of kids we are around) and he...
Forum: Unschooling   12-05-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,050
Posted By healthy momma
Enjoying the December season for the first time...

Enjoying the December season for the first time in years with a bit of energy and enthusiasm. It's amazing what can happen as the kiddos get a bit older and you have a small amount of spare time....
Forum: Unschooling   11-22-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By healthy momma
I'm interested to read the answers to these...

I'm interested to read the answers to these questions. Right now I do no documentation because 1) I don't have to, 2) I haven't really felt inclined to, and 3) I would want a way to do it that didn't...
Forum: Unschooling   11-09-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,150
Posted By healthy momma
Whew. Glad you wrote this because I was feeling...

Whew. Glad you wrote this because I was feeling weird. My son is heading towards 8 and except for one brief period around maybe 4 when he asked me to write down a list of some of his favorite things...
Forum: Unschooling   10-28-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,041
Posted By healthy momma
My two boys had me make them dinosaur costumes....

My two boys had me make them dinosaur costumes. It's amazing what you can do with cardboard, old blankets, and hot glue! ;-) Yesterday they attended the Halloween storytime at the library. Then they...
Forum: Unschooling   10-21-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,041
Posted By healthy momma
Score one for Mom! Winter is looming ahead and...

Score one for Mom! Winter is looming ahead and reorganizing the house on cold days is high up on my priority list. I'd been losing my older guy to the upstairs bedrooms to play and watch on his i-pad...
Forum: Unschooling   10-15-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By healthy momma
Thanks for summing that up so well. This is what...

Thanks for summing that up so well. This is what I try to get across to people when I am asked about homeschooling but sometimes have a hard time doing. Now I'm going to just say this! :-)
Forum: Unschooling   10-08-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By healthy momma
I always enjoy the reading threads as there does...

I always enjoy the reading threads as there does seem to be more pressure in this area than almost any other. My 7 1/2 year old son loves stories but has no interest in reading himself. I think he...
Forum: Unschooling   10-03-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,041
Posted By healthy momma
Fall is officially in full swing here and we are...

Fall is officially in full swing here and we are enjoying the change of season. With a very dry year our fall color is less vibrant than usual but I am enjoying the muted tones and leaves cushioning...
Forum: Unschooling   10-01-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By healthy momma
I feel for you and Fiona. We just dealt with a...

I feel for you and Fiona. We just dealt with a similar situation (although nowhere near as complicated) with my son and he was very disappointed. Changing the rules midstream to kick you out because...
Forum: Unschooling   09-18-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By healthy momma
Immensely! Thank you Miranda.

Immensely! Thank you Miranda.
Forum: Unschooling   09-17-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By healthy momma
Unschooling Informational Gathering

Have any of you ever attended a group meeting/gathering/session in your communities discussing the concept of life learning/unschooling? Or facilitated one? Or wished you had been given the...
Forum: Unschooling   09-07-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By healthy momma
I just wanted to say a big thank you Miranda for...

I just wanted to say a big thank you Miranda for taking so much of your time to share information like this. I appreciate that you are so willing to share the knowledge you have gained from your...
Forum: Unschooling   09-02-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By healthy momma
Hi! I think it is so awesome that you are...

Hi!

I think it is so awesome that you are reaching out and asking for feedback and suggestions regarding your desired course of action. I'll begin by saying that you have gotten opinions from...
Forum: Unschooling   08-29-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By healthy momma
Thank you Miranda. I'll be checking into all of...

Thank you Miranda. I'll be checking into all of these.

Cassandra
Forum: Unschooling   08-29-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By healthy momma
Suggestions for Computer Activities

I am trying to brainstorm some activities my son (7) and I could do on the computer together. He LOVES Minecraft and I am doing better at getting into it (didn't like it at all at first) and playing...
Forum: Unschooling   08-13-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,493
Posted By healthy momma
The link did work for me. Beautiful.

The link did work for me. Beautiful.
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