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Forum: Unschooling   09-02-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,543
Posted By kayla14
My 11.5 yo dd still plays A LOT! But she has...

My 11.5 yo dd still plays A LOT! But she has also moved onto more academic things as well. And a lot of times the 2 are very much mixed together!
My 10yo doesn't play much, but she never has. She...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-28-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By kayla14
We do for grade 4 and 5 right now. I personally...

We do for grade 4 and 5 right now. I personally LOVE it! But i'm not good at math, and struggle so much with trying to teach them concepts out of workbooks. And plus i'm far too unschooly to bother...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-16-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By kayla14
She can't write more than one or two words :P...

She can't write more than one or two words :P But we don't practice much at all with her, unless she asks.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-15-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By kayla14
We tend to take most of the winter off cause I...

We tend to take most of the winter off cause I get really depressed and have no energy.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-12-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 877
Posted By kayla14
Its totally possible!! We have tonnes of...

Its totally possible!! We have tonnes of curriculum, but barely use any of it. LOL We mostly use random opportunities to talk about things, toys, games, etc. My oldest is 11, and this is still...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-12-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By kayla14
I could have written your post! I have a ds 4,...

I could have written your post! I have a ds 4, and a ds 14 months. I also have 3 older girls, but they go to bed quite well thankfully!

I have no advice... Its hard because both ds's just want to...
Forum: Unschooling   10-05-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,281
Posted By kayla14
Not me, but I too would love to hear your...

Not me, but I too would love to hear your experiences!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-22-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By kayla14
I totally know what you are saying! This is the...

I totally know what you are saying! This is the first year we are doing any sort of 'routine' at all.
When the kids get up we all have breakfast (me usually coffee at the computer). Then they do...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-10-2009, 01:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 591
Posted By kayla14
I just wanted to tell you that you are not...

I just wanted to tell you that you are not alone. I have 5 kids, but the worst 2 are my 10yo and 3yo. However the 10yo is always involved in pretty much any fight going on. Very frustrating. I...
Forum: Unschooling   05-11-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By kayla14
I feel this way often. I think this feeling is...

I feel this way often. I think this feeling is probably the HARDEST part of homeschooling.
Forum: Unschooling   05-09-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By kayla14
I love some of these lists. Such fun stuff! I...

I love some of these lists. Such fun stuff! I like having a lot of things on hand for the kids, because I find their interests short lived, and I find it really hard to get out of the house with 5...
Forum: Unschooling   04-15-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By kayla14
I get this! Some days i'm convinced we only...

I get this! Some days i'm convinced we only unschool because i'm lazy and not because I truly believe in it. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: Unschooling   04-15-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By kayla14
I totally understand what you are talking about!...

I totally understand what you are talking about! Really, I think you should just do whatever seems to work best for your family. If that means having the kids do something 'educational' for your own...
Forum: Unschooling   03-26-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,862
Posted By kayla14
I sure know how you feel... It sucks on the bad...

I sure know how you feel... It sucks on the bad days.

How do you keep going though? Really what are the other choices? I think we need to be more gentle with ourselves, and realize the job we...
Forum: Unschooling   03-24-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By kayla14
Thanks for the suggestions! I don't think I even...

Thanks for the suggestions! I don't think I even know what I need :P Maybe a bit of PPD sneaking in along with a looooong miserable winter and squirrely kids.

I feel better just posting :P The...
Forum: Unschooling   03-23-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By kayla14
I'm not a diehard radical unschooler, but I do...

I'm not a diehard radical unschooler, but I do greatly believe in the philosophy and its mostly what we've been doing the last few years.
But lately I find myself getting schooly. Making the kids...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-25-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By kayla14
We've done T4L and quite enjoyed it. I believe...

We've done T4L and quite enjoyed it.
I believe (and I could be wrong) that Oak Meadow has an online program, but I haven't tried it.
Forum: December 2008   11-09-2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By kayla14
I can so relate to what you are saying! Oh my...

I can so relate to what you are saying! Oh my goodness, I have a list, and all this stuff i'm dying to do, and I just CAN'T.
I'm either too out of shape now, or my body just hurts everywhere. Its...
Forum: December 2008   10-24-2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By kayla14
Mine dropped last week at 31 weeks. The doctor...

Mine dropped last week at 31 weeks. The doctor confirmed my thoughts yesterday. With my first I dropped early, but don't remember the other ones.
Forum: Unschooling   10-16-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By kayla14
Lately I sit in front of the computer, or lay on...

Lately I sit in front of the computer, or lay on the couch and read. Once in awhile I'll actually clean or something, but not often. lol

Oh and i'm available to my kids if they need help with...
Forum: Unschooling   10-10-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 626
Posted By kayla14
I decided after watching my oldest daughter cry...

I decided after watching my oldest daughter cry daily over doing her mathbooks at home. She hated workbooks, and I hated playing teacher.

Its been a slow process for us, especially being able to...
Forum: Unschooling   10-07-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,858
Posted By kayla14
Quote: Originally Posted by BedHead...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BedHead http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12327214)
FINALLY! I've added pics to our blog of her...
Forum: December 2008   09-24-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By kayla14
Yes! Its my own fault since my diet sucks, and I...

Yes! Its my own fault since my diet sucks, and I am usually dehydrated :P
Forum: Unschooling   09-24-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By kayla14
mammal_mama I'm so sorry you had to go through...

mammal_mama I'm so sorry you had to go through all that. *hug*

Although I know I have every right to homeschool, I also always know the gov't is there playing watchdog. All it takes is a nosey...
Forum: Unschooling   09-24-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,839
Posted By kayla14
Quote: Originally Posted by Ruthla...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ruthla http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12244593)
I hope the mice are either both male or both...
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