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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   Today, 05:52 AM
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Posted By zebra15
I found as my kid got older the activities got...

I found as my kid got older the activities got more frequent and more intense. When he was younger we didnt do much or go many places. (Plus I was working full time until he was about 8, then I was...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   09-21-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By zebra15
Start with an eye exam and go from there.

Start with an eye exam and go from there.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-21-2016, 01:06 AM
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Posted By zebra15
A couple thoughts. Online classes are different...

A couple thoughts. Online classes are different than in-person classes. Online classes are set up for students who can 'self teach' and do not need professor help. Your DD might do better in an...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-18-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 29,072
Posted By zebra15
I spent very little at the grocery store this...

I spent very little at the grocery store this week. Under $50 and mainly on produce and deli. We are eating from the pantry and freezer this week.

I feel so unsettled about where were are...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-18-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By zebra15
Not really crafting or halloween. Picked up some...

Not really crafting or halloween. Picked up some dollar items at target for my niece and nephew (bath paints and stickers and glow sticks). I will send those out in a few weeks.

I've finally...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-18-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,063
Posted By zebra15
This morning I found myself anxious and...

This morning I found myself anxious and wandering the house. I managed to declutter a little and felt a tiny bit better

4- old sheet set
1-box to recycle
20- papers and old pictures of people...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-17-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,063
Posted By zebra15
10 books going to someone who actually has time...

10 books going to someone who actually has time and the cognitive ability to read.

633/2016
$000.00


It looks like I will be moving sooner than later so.. I will be picking up speed on this...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-14-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By zebra15
A skilled family counselor will be able to see...

A skilled family counselor will be able to see that DD is not participating and should not let this happen. The counselor should have sessions with the family, some with only you, some with only DD...
Forum: Unschooling   09-14-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,547
Posted By zebra15
Small brag- kid got his first quiz/ text back...

Small brag-
kid got his first quiz/ text back from Calc2 last night 98%. The class average was 86%. Kid was worried because facilitator 'drops' the lowest score of the term from the grades. He...
Forum: Unschooling   09-13-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,547
Posted By zebra15
I've been there many times with signing kid up...

I've been there many times with signing kid up for city run programs. I have no idea why it would matter what 'school' kid attends. He is going to 'school'. They eventually decided to take the...
Forum: Unschooling   09-07-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By zebra15
I'm sorry the traditional school didn't work out...

I'm sorry the traditional school didn't work out for you. HUGS.

I have a few thoughts, scattered as they may be:

When you have to be on campus for class is there a space for the girls to do...
Forum: Unschooling   09-06-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,547
Posted By zebra15
Kid had his first attempt at the cafeteria on...

Kid had his first attempt at the cafeteria on campus today. I dropped him off early today because I had an appointment and he neglected lunch at home. The child was unimpressed with both food...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-05-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,410
Posted By zebra15
I have several blankets in progress. The weather...

I have several blankets in progress. The weather is cooling off here, now that we are into September, the direction of the sun is much lower in the sky and those 115 temps are closer to 100 and the...
Forum: Unschooling   09-05-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,547
Posted By zebra15
I hope all goes well for her tomorrow. The...

I hope all goes well for her tomorrow.

The reason I asked if you were going to the meeting tomorrow is even though kid is in college I still have to accompany him to all registration appointments....
Forum: Unschooling   09-05-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,547
Posted By zebra15
Oye Miranda- how frustrating, will you be going...

Oye Miranda- how frustrating, will you be going with Fiona to the meeting? How difficult can it be to put a student in an appropriate math and science class? I mean she is registered at the...
Forum: Unschooling   09-04-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,547
Posted By zebra15
Happy Birthday StormbornKid!

Happy Birthday StormbornKid!
Forum: Unschooling   09-04-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,547
Posted By zebra15
Today my baby turned 16. We celebrated the...

Today my baby turned 16. We celebrated the entire long weekend. Last night was dinner out at 'outback' and boy did he splurge. Throwing caution to the wind, he gorged himself on GLUTEN galore. ...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-04-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 29,072
Posted By zebra15
This weekend is expensive. But well worth it for...

This weekend is expensive. But well worth it for kiddo b'day. This was the BIG ONE... #16 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=16) . We went to Outback last night,...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-03-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,322
Posted By zebra15
Being 14 is not a vaild reason to have a cell...

Being 14 is not a vaild reason to have a cell phone. My kid, turning 16 this weekend, still doesn't have internet on his phone, only wifi access and he goes to college. Why?? Not because he is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-01-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 29,072
Posted By zebra15
Mylie- my son takes the entire holiday weekend, ...

Mylie- my son takes the entire holiday weekend, he was born on 'labor day' funny i know so whenever his bday falls he just takes the weekend.
Forum: Unschooling   09-01-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,547
Posted By zebra15
Miranda- is Fiona your only child still in 'high...

Miranda- is Fiona your only child still in 'high school'? the rest are off at college/grad schoool?

I am NOT looking forward to the day when kiddo moves away, I'm sure that day is coming faster...
Forum: Unschooling   09-01-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,769
Posted By zebra15
He is loving it and the best part?? it 'counts' ...

He is loving it and the best part?? it 'counts' as history- making this unschooler swoon with glee!!:grin:
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-01-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,427
Posted By zebra15
Ok, I am ready to be in total denial. My baby is...

Ok, I am ready to be in total denial. My baby is turning 16 this weekend and then the rush of the holidays begins. Something every month Sept- December. Ugh...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-01-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 29,072
Posted By zebra15
Its officially September- this is the birthday...

Its officially September- this is the birthday weekend. I have no idea how or when my kid got to be 16 years old?? I need to wrap presents and he wants to go to Outback for his bday dinner. I...
Forum: Unschooling   09-01-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,769
Posted By zebra15
You have been super busy Miranda. You are going...

You have been super busy Miranda. You are going to need a vacation LOL.
We are plugging along here, Kid is going to be 16 this weekend- i have no idea how that possibly could have happened?? He...
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