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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-25-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By sstripp2020
You will find so many different answers to these...

You will find so many different answers to these questions--there are as many as their are homeschoolers!  Our family is in our third year of homeschooling and we are really loving it!  It fits our...
Forum: Far East   04-02-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By sstripp2020
Hello Hong Kong Moms--   Does anyone have...

Hello Hong Kong Moms--
 
Does anyone have any experience with homeschooling in HK?  My husband may be transferring there.  We are currently homeschooling our four children here in the US and would...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-01-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By sstripp2020
I loved Karen Andreola's books on a Charlotte...

I loved Karen Andreola's books on a Charlotte Mason education.  I never read CMs complete and original works myself but felt that Andreola did a beautiful job in her books and I found them very...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-27-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By sstripp2020
We also use Math Mammoth.  I did not buy it...

We also use Math Mammoth.  I did not buy it through the Home School Buyers Coop because I believe that you had to buy all elementary grades and I was not sure it would work for us, although had I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-23-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By sstripp2020
I think this is some great advice.  My two older...

I think this is some great advice.  My two older kids both went to preschool.  When we transitioned home, it was hard for my daughter initially because she had made some friends in school that she...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-23-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By sstripp2020
Oh these look so great.  Now what about the east...

Oh these look so great.  Now what about the east coast?  Any ideas?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-19-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By sstripp2020
Take a deep breath.  We all go into...

Take a deep breath.  We all go into homeschooling with lots of questions, lots of plans, and sometimes very little guidance.  I did not know a single soul who homeschooled before we started to do it...
Forum: Unschooling   02-20-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By sstripp2020
This was such a neat question, I thought I would...

This was such a neat question, I thought I would answer it for us, even though we are not unschoolers.
 
Our style of homeschooling--a hodgepodge of Charlotte Mason/ classical and Waldorf--came to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-21-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By sstripp2020
We are not homeschooling veterans--only in our...

We are not homeschooling veterans--only in our third year now.  My daughter, 8, is very extroverted.  She attended preschool and made some great friends there and then struggled for a year or so...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-15-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By sstripp2020
Hi There-- Welcome to the world of homeschooling...

Hi There-- Welcome to the world of homeschooling (possibly)!  We are only three years in so I am no expert, but I love to read and have read loads of homeschooling books.  What types of books are...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-26-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By sstripp2020
I have a 7 year old, a 6 year old, a 4 year old,...

I have a 7 year old, a 6 year old, a 4 year old, and a newborn, and I have to say, it has been a little more of a challenge than I anticipated but not much.  I am a little more tired than I remember...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-05-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By sstripp2020
We just started on math u see this year and so...

We just started on math u see this year and so far it is pretty good.  I don't follow the program strictly and definitely add in my own material when I can (rounding, fractions, time, measurement)...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-05-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By sstripp2020
I know!  But sometimes that makes us even more...

I know!  But sometimes that makes us even more stressed, right?  
 
We are almost in our third month and it has gotten easier.  He is taking more regular naps now and we get the bulk of our work...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-11-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By sstripp2020
We homeschool in NJ and there are virtually NO...

We homeschool in NJ and there are virtually NO laws.  No one ever checks in, no testing, no requirements whatsoever...  I don't love NJ but I love HSing here!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-09-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By sstripp2020
I have a newborn, a 4 year old, a 6 year old and...

I have a newborn, a 4 year old, a 6 year old and a 7 year old and I am worn out.  I am finding that the days that I am more flexible and less set on accomplishing material in a certain amount of...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-24-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By sstripp2020
Weir Dolls:   http://weirdollsandcrafts.com

Weir Dolls:
 
http://weirdollsandcrafts.com
Forum: Unschooling   05-06-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By sstripp2020
Sounds great!   Sachi

Sounds great!
 
Sachi
Forum: Unschooling   04-10-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By sstripp2020
Oh we would LOVE LOVE LOVE this.     Sachi...

Oh we would LOVE LOVE LOVE this.  
 
Sachi and family in New Jersey
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   08-09-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By sstripp2020
Hi Everyone-- My family and I are considering a...

Hi Everyone-- My family and I are considering a move to Austin, Texas some time in our future. I went to school in Austin but that was many years ago and the city has changed so much so I have some...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-16-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By sstripp2020
Hi--   I am going to start homeschooling by...

Hi--
 
I am going to start homeschooling by 5 year old daughter this fall in Montclair and I am looking for others with children close in age who are also homeschooling.  Please write me if you or...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-16-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By sstripp2020
I will be homeschooling my preschooler next...

I will be homeschooling my preschooler next year, but this year she attended Union Congregational Nursery School in Montclair.  It is the only thing close to a Waldorf school that I have found in...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-28-2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,331
Posted By sstripp2020
My husband gets it too but his brothers do NOT....

My husband gets it too but his brothers do NOT. Over Thanksgiving, I was complaining about people who talk on their cell phones while ordering and his brother claimed that if I actually worked, I...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-06-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By sstripp2020
My husband works away from home as well (but not...

My husband works away from home as well (but not for weeks or months at a time--2-3 nights a week for us) and my family also lives far away so I know that it is hard. Do you get adult contact--esp...
Forum: Waldorf   11-13-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By sstripp2020
Funny that this was posted today because I have...

Funny that this was posted today because I have had my winter woolens in a pile to be washed when I got wool wash. My MIL was here for the day helping while I was sick and she threw them in with the...
Forum: Waldorf   11-13-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By sstripp2020
This is a GREAT thread. I also do reading at...

This is a GREAT thread. I also do reading at night and at down times during the day--right now I am reading Kabat-Zinn's Wherever You Go, There You Are. Through it, I have focused also more on my...
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