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Forum: Lactivism   01-27-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,855
Posted By Janice in Canada
Okay, I am obsessed.  Darn PVR, lets me watch it...

Okay, I am obsessed.  Darn PVR, lets me watch it over and over again so I can transcribe it perfectly.
 
( Barbara is holding up her finger, she must be able to see they are running out of time,...
Forum: Lactivism   01-27-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,855
Posted By Janice in Canada
I don't know who is still around, that remembers...

I don't know who is still around, that remembers "The View" Nurse-In in NYC at the ABC studios,  - I helped organize that one.
 
Anyhow....
 
aaack - why do I still watch The View????

 
...
Forum: Lactivism   01-24-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,642
Posted By Janice in Canada
wow, if that ad was where I think you said it...

wow, if that ad was where I think you said it was, that is very surprising and disappointing.
Forum: Unschooling   06-09-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By Janice in Canada
Panic, our Annual Progress Report it due, and we...

Panic, our Annual Progress Report it due, and we ended up "deschooling" all year. I think I bought into this unschooling too quickly - and didn't keep records. Where the heck did the year go?...
Forum: Unschooling   02-25-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,696
Posted By Janice in Canada
This reminds me of breastfeeding - in the...

This reminds me of breastfeeding - in the beginning I was so enthusiastic about the topic - I wanted to convince everyone, and it killed me to think people who might be missing out because of bad or...
Forum: Unschooling   02-24-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By Janice in Canada
This question/fear reminds me of when I started...

This question/fear reminds me of when I started breastfeeding. Same thing - so scary being the SOLE source of food for dd. I actually accepting some samples formula cans - mostly due to that fear...
Forum: Unschooling   02-19-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Janice in Canada
We live right on the main migration path for...

We live right on the main migration path for geese. We have thousands and thousands of geese passing through in the fall (also lots of American hunters!)

If you like, take a look at a couple of...
Forum: Unschooling   02-18-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By Janice in Canada
Quote: Originally Posted by greenthumb3...

Quote:
Originally Posted by greenthumb3 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13213365)
Hi,

I feel for you Janice. My Mom...
Forum: Unschooling   02-18-2009, 02:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By Janice in Canada
Kathy - thanks for asking! I am better. DD...

Kathy - thanks for asking!

I am better. DD is still home, obviously.

As long as we don't talk about it - dh seems happy and okay. But if he was asked or cornered, he is still totally mad...
Forum: Unschooling   02-17-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By Janice in Canada
title says it all. I've never read these, only...

title says it all. I've never read these, only heard of them. I just got both in the mail today - which should I read first????

I'm hoping that by actually READING these books, it will solidify...
Forum: Unschooling   02-02-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,722
Posted By Janice in Canada
We're still here. DD still home, after our very...

We're still here. DD still home, after our very dramatic and emotional weekend, we are just let it pass, and continued on. She's been spending more time with local kdis on weekends and via webcam...
Forum: Unschooling   01-15-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,099
Posted By Janice in Canada
(sorry, I haven't read all the other posts, and...

(sorry, I haven't read all the other posts, and I'm jsut kind of throwing my own problem in the middle of this thread)


If nothing changes around here, it looks like Sydney wants to/will be...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-15-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Janice in Canada
If nothing changes around here, it looks like...

If nothing changes around here, it looks like Sydney wants to/will be going back to school. (sooner rather than later)

She is lonely. Misses seeing her friends. Doesn’t find homeschooling fun.
...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-04-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Janice in Canada
Thanks! Sent it on to dh - he appreciates...

Thanks! Sent it on to dh - he appreciates well-balanced and researched articles like this. It should help!

Janice
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-01-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,431
Posted By Janice in Canada
Quote: Originally Posted by Fairy4tmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fairy4tmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12895641)
I swear lunch happens EVERY DAY why I can...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-30-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Janice in Canada
Hah! this was the first project that my newly...

Hah! this was the first project that my newly hsing dd thought of, by herself, to do.

The triop died quickly. Not sure what happened. The sea monkeys are still alive, months later.

Actually we...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-30-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,302
Posted By Janice in Canada
Ditto for me - in regards to huge number of...

Ditto for me - in regards to huge number of hours the school has our kids. I feel robbed of being part of their lives. My kids did go to school, only my 11yo dd is home now - this is our first year...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-30-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By Janice in Canada
in our local school, the K-8 kids eat together...

in our local school, the K-8 kids eat together in a lunchroom, and can talk, but there are only 30 of them in total! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif

But when we...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-29-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By Janice in Canada
Thanks for this thread! This my first year...

Thanks for this thread!

This my first year hsing my 11yo DD. We started out unschooling, but now work with an online curriculum, to satisfy dh's demands for structure and to see something...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-21-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Janice in Canada
forgot the website www.discover-e.org...

forgot the website
www.discover-e.org (http://www.discover-e.org)

There isn't much of an explanation on the website. They just started this fall. Its not a big funded business, its just a couple...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-21-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Janice in Canada
we are in our 2nd month of using the services of...

we are in our 2nd month of using the services of a curriculum provider here in Saskatchwan Canada. It is a new business, but it is affiliated with our University of Saskatchewan, and is accredited...
Forum: Unschooling   12-05-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,470
Posted By Janice in Canada
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/12735184)
She's been making lip balms, lotions, neck...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-05-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By Janice in Canada
Not sure what to tell you about teaching...

Not sure what to tell you about teaching history, but just wanted to say I am also addicted to cemetaries!!!

I like to visit them whereever we go. Traditions are so different - different...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-05-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By Janice in Canada
Here's the video tutorials that show what it...

Here's the video tutorials that show what it does:

http://sketchup.google.com/intl/en/t...ew_to_gsu.html (http://sketchup.google.com/intl/en/training/videos/new_to_gsu.html)

(My kids (ages 9...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-05-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By Janice in Canada
I've just learned about free software from...

I've just learned about free software from Google - "SketchUp"

It looks good - we want to use it to design houses. (floorplans)

http://sketchup.google.com/download/

"Google SketchUp 7...
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