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Forum: Unschooling   02-19-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 793
Posted By featherstory
Ugh...not feeling the best about unschooling...

Ugh...not feeling the best about unschooling right now. I started telling my daughter something today (7) and she let out the most disgusted groan. :(

I don't know what to do. They spend so much...
Forum: Unschooling   02-04-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 793
Posted By featherstory
Wow lbd... My word is balance. The girls...

Wow lbd...

My word is balance. The girls were on a great schedule for awhile then it veered again. I am so busy it's ridiculous. dd7 is taking her first piano class this weekend. I was reading...
Forum: Unschooling   02-04-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,188
Posted By featherstory
I wasn't around for the original post but just...

I wasn't around for the original post but just wanted to chime in. I can especially relate to was piglet just said about looking for the awesomeness and hanging out with them. My kids are younger(7...
Forum: Unschooling   01-20-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 1,393
Posted By featherstory
mckittr- You make such a great point about a...

mckittr- You make such a great point about a child's attention span...for things they're interested in! My 7yo is just getting into math and I'm seeing it's something she really likes. Before this...
Forum: Unschooling   01-18-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 1,393
Posted By featherstory
SweetSilver...that's so awesome about your...

SweetSilver...that's so awesome about your guitar. My guitar has been sitting on it's stand since probably November! I've been so amazingly busy. I'm starting to teach a new yoga class soon and...
Forum: Unschooling   01-18-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 270
Posted By featherstory
I remember feeling that way when I was that age...

I remember feeling that way when I was that age too because I went from public school to an academic magnet school and while I had always felt smart, I felt that there was a lot I didn't know at that...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-01-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 640
Posted By featherstory
Resolution 7: Re-commit to my early morning...

Resolution 7: Re-commit to my early morning yoga/meditation/sacred awakening routine.
Forum: Personal Growth   01-01-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 640
Posted By featherstory
Resolution 6: Regularly send emails, phone calls,...

Resolution 6: Regularly send emails, phone calls, thank cards and letters to close family and friends.
Forum: Personal Growth   01-01-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 640
Posted By featherstory
Get back into my own personal hobbies: dance,...

Get back into my own personal hobbies: dance, music, etc.
Forum: Personal Growth   01-01-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 640
Posted By featherstory
Resolution 4: Meal plan every week and budget...

Resolution 4: Meal plan every week and budget with said meal plan in mind.
Forum: Personal Growth   01-01-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 640
Posted By featherstory
Resolution 3: Find extra-curricular activities...

Resolution 3: Find extra-curricular activities for my kids to participate in regularly.
Forum: Personal Growth   01-01-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 640
Posted By featherstory
Resolution 2: Properly organize my and the kids'...

Resolution 2: Properly organize my and the kids' spaces.
Forum: Personal Growth   01-01-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 640
Posted By featherstory
Resolution 1: Try new things in the kitchen every...

Resolution 1: Try new things in the kitchen every week.
Forum: Personal Growth   01-01-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 640
Posted By featherstory
Liked both pages.

Liked both pages.
Forum: Unschooling   11-25-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,175
Posted By featherstory
Being sick and parenting is always so hard. I'd...

Being sick and parenting is always so hard. I'd been sick on and off for a few weeks. I knew it was a combination of food allergies and a cold, but just when I was done with being sick I had a last...
Forum: Unschooling   10-17-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,766
Posted By featherstory
Wow. I haven't been here in a while...it's nice...

Wow. I haven't been here in a while...it's nice to see some new faces. I was looking into Virtual School (connections academy) at the beginning of the year. I've been having my kids with my...
Forum: Unschooling   05-11-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,398
Posted By featherstory
Healthy momma that's so great to hear about the...

Healthy momma that's so great to hear about the Stryder bike transition.  I was planning on getting one for my little ones but someone got them tricycles as gifts.  Oh well.  The secret garden was...
Forum: Unschooling   05-08-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,398
Posted By featherstory
My 6 year old is doing a lot of tree climbing....

My 6 year old is doing a lot of tree climbing.  She's also picked up something for her collection each time we've been outside and made a "nature doll" out of sticks, leaves and grass.  It looks...
Forum: Unschooling   05-02-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,398
Posted By featherstory
6 year old made "vegan yogurt" for everyone for...

6 year old made "vegan yogurt" for everyone for breakfast the other day.  It was chopped bananas, apple butter, "superfood smoothie" and grape juice mixed in yogurt cups.
 
They've been painting a...
Forum: Unschooling   02-07-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,296
Posted By featherstory
Yes, I'm also sorry for your loss mommariffic....

Yes, I'm also sorry for your loss mommariffic.  I hope you all get plenty of relaxation time.
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-04-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,360
Posted By featherstory
I think food is mostly fun until they're not...

I think food is mostly fun until they're not consuming as much milk.  That could be up to 3, depending on the child.  I think their instinctual reactions to food are appropriate to their needs and...
Forum: Unschooling   01-26-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By featherstory
Yeah...I can relate to that too.  I try to stay...

Yeah...I can relate to that too.  I try to stay open to the idea that there might be someone out there with an appreciation for something more than a certain level of credentials.  I know it...
Forum: Unschooling   01-26-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,077
Posted By featherstory
Wow.  So much going on with you guys!   So...

Wow.  So much going on with you guys!
 
So much going on here too:
dd6 is obsessed with money now.  She lost a tooth, then she started doing chores and counts her money several times a day....
Forum: Spirituality   01-26-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,555
Posted By featherstory
It's always fun to teach a brand new yogi.    ...

It's always fun to teach a brand new yogi.  
 
My daughters have seen some kid yoga shows and now want to do sun salutations everyday, in addition to our K-yoga bedtime routine.  I'm still not...
Forum: Unschooling   01-14-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,077
Posted By featherstory
Get well soon zebra!  Thanks for sharing.   ...

Get well soon zebra!  Thanks for sharing.
 
dd6 is doing a lot of rhyming games and constantly counting her money.  She's getting really good at reading.  We've gotten back into reading The Little...
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