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Forum: Personal Growth   12-20-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By junie
Wanted to pipe up with a thought I didn't see...

Wanted to pipe up with a thought I didn't see mentioned.  Many posters have suggested you stay out of it because this is your dh's relationship with his parents.  I do agree, to a point.  It's...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-30-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 1,047
Posted By junie
Dd would be Hickory Sticks and ds would be Mint...

Dd would be Hickory Sticks and ds would be Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-24-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,570
Posted By junie
I just wanted to add that my mother was a career...

I just wanted to add that my mother was a career women. She had to work for financial reasons, but she also wanted to work, and the job she had, and still has, was her dream job. I wanted to mention...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-24-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,570
Posted By junie
I haven't read all of the responses yet, but I...

I haven't read all of the responses yet, but I wanted to share a personal example that I think illustrates that the most important thing is to encourage your daughter to follow her dreams,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-31-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,955
Posted By junie
Quote: Originally Posted by BunnySlippers...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BunnySlippers http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15684291)
I remembered the most awkward moments...
Forum: Unschooling   06-27-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 940
Posted By junie
It's nice to find like-minded people!...

It's nice to find like-minded people! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I'm not bashing goal-setting by any means. I agree with the previous poster who said that if a...
Forum: Unschooling   06-25-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 940
Posted By junie
Quote: Originally Posted by SagMom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SagMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15557036)
Forgive me, but I had to laugh at the "even if...
Forum: Unschooling   06-25-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 940
Posted By junie
I'm not really looking for advice, just a place...

I'm not really looking for advice, just a place to vent with some, hopefully, like-minded people. So here goes.

Earlier this evening, I went to my 17-year-old cousin's high school graduation. I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-01-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By junie
Not to be blase about what you did, but really...

Not to be blase about what you did, but really if your sister didn't want your mother to accidentally find out, she shouldn't have posted it on facebook. You have NO reason to feel guilty. This is...
Forum: Religious Studies   02-18-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,559
Posted By junie
Quote: Originally Posted by Purple Sage...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Purple Sage http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15084139)
But who gets to decide what the intrinsic...
Forum: Allergies   02-15-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By junie
Okay, first the background. For awhile now, my...

Okay, first the background. For awhile now, my dd has had on-again/off-again stomach pain. Digestive disorders are prevalent on BOTH sides of the family. Both my mom and dh's mom have been...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-01-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 971
Posted By junie
Well my eyes are dark brown, as are my dd's, but...

Well my eyes are dark brown, as are my dd's, but dh's eyes look pretty much identical to the op's, and it looks like ds is going to be like his dad. They change, though. Sometimes they're almost...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-27-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By junie
Thanks Chimomma! It actually really helped to...

Thanks Chimomma! It actually really helped to just write it all out. I could have just journaled about it, but somehow writing for an audience helps me sort my thoughts out a little more. I think...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-26-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By junie
First off, I want to say that I'm not sure...

First off, I want to say that I'm not sure whether I'm writing this to vent or for advice, or what. I think I'm really just trying to sort out my feelings, and this seems as good a place as any....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-21-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,101
Posted By junie
Quote: Originally Posted by lynsage...

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Originally Posted by lynsage http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14963130)
Junie, I agree with you about the bullying...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-21-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,101
Posted By junie
Okay, I'm probably spending WAY too much time...

Okay, I'm probably spending WAY too much time thinking about this, lol, but a few other thoughts occurred to me while I was out shopping today.

First, rather than argue why public school is NOT...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-21-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,101
Posted By junie
I want to start by saying that I agree with many...

I want to start by saying that I agree with many of the sentiments expressed in this thread, and I understand what the OP is going through. I've had people ask me how my children will learn to deal...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-02-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,137
Posted By junie
Hmmm . . . . that's really interesting. My...

Hmmm . . . . that's really interesting. My cousin used to say almost exactly the same thing when she was that age. She used to tell her parents that she wanted to go visit her other mom and dad, and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-28-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 238
Posted By junie
When I read the title, I thought you meant...

When I read the title, I thought you meant pretend play that we do with our significant others (and not in a sexual way), lol. And I was going to say that yes dh and I do pretend play together...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-27-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 805
Posted By junie
Quote: Originally Posted by moxygirl...

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Originally Posted by moxygirl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14442591)
My husband does. Always. NEVER takes it off....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-09-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,230
Posted By junie
Quote: Originally Posted by seriosa...

Quote:
Originally Posted by seriosa http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14355665)
I know this forum is for advocating...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-08-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,230
Posted By junie
Okay, I'll start by saying I haven't read all...

Okay, I'll start by saying I haven't read all the responses, so I have no idea if this has been mentioned yet or not, but I remember reading a few years ago, while I was pregnant with my daughter I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-29-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By junie
If getting the used copy doesn't work out for...

If getting the used copy doesn't work out for you, you might try going in on an order with another local homeschooler, say a SIL http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif, to see...
Forum: Unschooling   08-27-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By junie
Quote: Originally Posted by paxye...

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Originally Posted by paxye http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14296092)
Though unschooling is legal here, it is easier...
Forum: Unschooling   08-26-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By junie
. . . before they can be trusted to make the...

. . . before they can be trusted to make the decision about whether or not they can go to school? I know every child is different, and it really depends on the child, but how old does the average...
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