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Forum: Learning at School   08-13-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,377
Posted By greenmagick
I wore uniforms from Kindergarten through senior...

I wore uniforms from Kindergarten through senior year....HATED them.  Still shudder at the thought, and my highschool had a pretty good selection on what counted as uniform.
 
I can promise the...
Forum: Unschooling   09-17-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,194
Posted By greenmagick
LOVE Homeschooling Our Children, Unschooling...

LOVE Homeschooling Our Children, Unschooling Ourselves.  It was a great help to me and I suggest it all the time to anyone even thinking of homeschooling.  I also really liked The Unschooling...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-16-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By greenmagick
First, I would like to politely suggest you read...

First, I would like to politely suggest you read up on deschooling first.  Many children, when coming out of a school environment, need time to decompress and in a sense reset themselves. 
 
I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-11-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By greenmagick
From what I have read, Moving Beyond the Page...

From what I have read, Moving Beyond the Page and Five in a Row are both similar in ways to Sonlight but are secular (well, technically FIAR is written by Christians but they have a separate guide...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-08-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By greenmagick
I would try to schedule your own activities for...

I would try to schedule your own activities for the days that work for you and invite others along.  Personally, as much as I love the co-op we participate in, if they were religious and forceful...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-02-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,964
Posted By greenmagick
I have very little patience and am also not a...

I have very little patience and am also not a good teacher.  I get things very quickly in my own way but have a horrible time explaining them to anyone else but thats ok, I am still homeschooling:)...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-31-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,442
Posted By greenmagick
Just bumping this back up again:) 

Just bumping this back up again:) 
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   08-31-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By greenmagick
I know several mamas in STL with gluten free...

I know several mamas in STL with gluten free kids.....will message them and see what they have to offer.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-30-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,964
Posted By greenmagick
IME school rules are not merely threats.  If...

IME school rules are not merely threats.  If they say you wont get art, you dont get art. 
Forum: Spirituality   03-07-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,613
Posted By greenmagick
I actually feel longer daylight HELPS me kids go...

I actually feel longer daylight HELPS me kids go to sleep - we are outside much more when its light.  But then again, they have always gone down around 9-10....actually my daughter was later than...
Forum: Spirituality   03-06-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,613
Posted By greenmagick
lol - I am actually very happy about daylight...

lol - I am actually very happy about daylight savings time - can go back to doing yoga in the park in the evenings:)
Forum: Spirituality   03-06-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,613
Posted By greenmagick
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by 3xMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1346683/march-pagan-family-circle#post_16898062)
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Forum: Spirituality   02-26-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,146
Posted By greenmagick
Re Sunflowers, I have always gotten plenty of...

Re Sunflowers, I have always gotten plenty of seeds without covering them.  The birds do get some, but there have always been more than enough for my needs as well.  
Forum: Spirituality   02-22-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,146
Posted By greenmagick
Hi mamas....its been a long time, again.  I...

Hi mamas....its been a long time, again.  I tried catching up but that is going to take quite awhile lol
 
So I will just say hi and kind of jump in.
 
I am still stuck with getting myself...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-12-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 510
Posted By greenmagick
I dont think anyone was dismissing your question...

I dont think anyone was dismissing your question but trying to help you not be so worried about the details that most likely are not needed.  
 
Tone is missing on forums for sure...I didnt see a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-10-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By greenmagick
Second John Holt...and what really helped me...

Second John Holt...and what really helped me decide was Homeschooling Our Children, Unschooling Ourselves.  Yes, its written from an unschooling viewpoint, but I think it would be really helpful for...
Forum: Spirituality   09-10-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 2,909
Posted By greenmagick
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Quote:Originally Posted by Maiasaura http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1328061/september-pagan-circle/40#post_16650270)



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Forum: Spirituality   09-09-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 2,909
Posted By greenmagick
I am so so very far behind....hi again to all. ...

I am so so very far behind....hi again to all.
 
Clay - sending lots of birth the baby vibes
 
Kali - sending healing thoughts for roo
 
Unschoolnma - sending peaceful work it out vibes,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-09-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 510
Posted By greenmagick
If unschoolers can get the required hours in...

If unschoolers can get the required hours in with no actual formal lessons, I am sure there is a way to NOT do 4 hours a day of strict hands on teaching...that seems like a lot to me.  I would work...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-06-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By greenmagick
What are her reasons for wanting to go to...

What are her reasons for wanting to go to school?  
 
What are her reasons for not wanting to hang out with the homeschool group?  Did something happen or is there a kid she doesnt get along with...
Forum: Unschooling   09-02-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By greenmagick
We went to the park and played with other kids,...

We went to the park and played with other kids, came home and watched some TV while I embroidered....thats pretty much it:)  Wild Kratts is the kids favorite show it it was one they hadnt seen...
Forum: Unschooling   08-31-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By greenmagick
hehe, well according to that list I wouldve been...

hehe, well according to that list I wouldve been gifted;)  I went to private school though and there were no "gifted" children.  
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-29-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By greenmagick
My son is a lot younger but he plays on the...

My son is a lot younger but he plays on the computer by randomly clicking too...and he learns really well that way.  It seems to me he learns better by making "mistakes" and getting wrong answers if...
Forum: Unschooling   08-28-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By greenmagick
I am here...used to be a lot, then was sporadic,...

I am here...used to be a lot, then was sporadic, now fairly regularly again.  I dont post much as I dont often feel I have much to say.  
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-27-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,401
Posted By greenmagick
I dont know, she is only a several months older...

I dont know, she is only a several months older than my dd (I think from your siggie?  My dd will be 6 in december) and she can only count to twenty reliably and recognize numbers about up to there...
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