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Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   05-18-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By lorrielink
I think I saw some listed at Know Thy Food, way...

I think I saw some listed at Know Thy Food, way down on
the list
 
http://knowthyfood.com/
 
I'm also pretty sure that New Seasons has several locally made products at least in soaps and...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-15-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,164
Posted By lorrielink
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by treehugz http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1297641/alternatives-to-time-out/20#post_16296096)...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-01-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By lorrielink
I'm afraid we have been all over the map with...

I'm afraid we have been all over the map with history so far. We tend to do a lot of crafts like dioramas or other multimedia projects to pull stuff together.
My son is almost 12 and now we want to...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   12-13-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By lorrielink
Oh no, for some reason I marked this as next...

Oh no, for some reason I marked this as next Sunday. I'm so sorry to have missed this. How was it? does anyone know if there is another meet up in portland or surrounding areas soon? 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-05-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By lorrielink
Isn't there a Christmas party going on in...

Isn't there a Christmas party going on in Portland this month? Any homeschoolers going?
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   12-02-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By lorrielink
I would love to come to this but not sure if we...

I would love to come to this but not sure if we can make it. Are there going to be a lot of people coming? Is there room for the kids to run around?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-01-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By lorrielink
Great idea! we live in Gladstone, Oregon which...

Great idea! we live in Gladstone, Oregon which is a few miles south of Portland. We have lived in S.E. and N.E. Portland and hope to get back up to that area in a year or two.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-08-2010, 01:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By lorrielink
That is an awesome idea, I am so stealing it!...

That is an awesome idea, I am so stealing it! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
I just saw that post-its just came out with labels too and they are attractive. Or you...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-22-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By lorrielink
Brainpop has a K-3 option.

Brainpop has a K-3 option.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-21-2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By lorrielink
ok, that is one of the coolest things I've ever...

ok, that is one of the coolest things I've ever seen! I have a precocious almost 4 yr old and a slightly immature 11 yr old (still loves seseame street) and I think I'm going to get them this....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-02-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By lorrielink
This is a touch advanced for my 3 and a half...

This is a touch advanced for my 3 and a half year old but I think I will totally get this next year.

http://www.amazon.com/Magic-School-B...ref=pd_sim_t_2...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-19-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By lorrielink
My son was like this(he's 11 now). There are...

My son was like this(he's 11 now).
There are many free sites or affordable workbooks out there to introduce her to the many parts of language arts, I would just show her a few things and watch how...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-18-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By lorrielink
Quote: Originally Posted by confustication...

Quote:
Originally Posted by confustication http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15749214)
She learns better when she doesn't...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-18-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 534
Posted By lorrielink
We don't follow a guide and use many different...

We don't follow a guide and use many different materials to explore history/geography/cultural studies. And we use largely a living/literature angle to covering these subjects as well as plenty of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-18-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By lorrielink
I haven't used it but have read many reviews of...

I haven't used it but have read many reviews of it. You can buy it in smaller chucks too so as not to commit that many years and $ if you are not sure you will use it that long.
You might try the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-13-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By lorrielink
Quote: Originally Posted by nov05mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by nov05mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15725561)
Then, I had him draw his self-portrait...
Forum: Learning at School   08-13-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,619
Posted By lorrielink
Forgot to mention the link I provided is a...

Forgot to mention the link I provided is a recording of the actual speech. And that I found that link through a homeschool mail list.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif
Forum: Learning at School   08-12-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,619
Posted By lorrielink
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9M4td...=youtube_g...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9M4td...=youtube_gdata (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9M4tdMsg3ts&feature=youtube_gdata)


I think it was a fantastic speech. I'm sure she didn't think the world...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-15-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,213
Posted By lorrielink
Wow, that first week was rough. by the last day...

Wow, that first week was rough. by the last day of the first week i was sure I wasn't going to be able to do any more but today I actually did 6 push ups. Considering how hard it was just to do 3...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-09-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By lorrielink
Fantastic! Thanks for sharing, my son loves...

Fantastic! Thanks for sharing, my son loves books like that, he's read a few so far like 'Children like me' and 'umm, that other one'http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-09-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By lorrielink
subbing to remind myself. my son (almost 11)...

subbing to remind myself. my son (almost 11) uses and loves it. I'll post my reply tomorrow.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-08-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,213
Posted By lorrielink
I'm doin it! I'm so glad you posted about this,...

I'm doin it! I'm so glad you posted about this, I don't think I ever would have found out about it otherwise. I've been meaning to get off my butt for so long and although this isn't the 'total body...
Forum: Unschooling   03-03-2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By lorrielink
Everything by Greg Tang...

Everything by Greg Tang (http://www.gregtang.com/) and Cindy Neuschwander (http://www.librarything.com/author/neuschwandercindy) are golden....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-02-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,384
Posted By lorrielink
Ooo I forgot to mention they are also in the...

Ooo I forgot to mention they are also in the middle of a labor dispute with the Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters for hiring non-union contractors to work on their stores. That means...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-02-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,384
Posted By lorrielink
I'm still undecided on what I think about the...

I'm still undecided on what I think about the discount for "healthier" people but I wanted to point out that Whole Foods is a large corporation international store. I only discovered them a little...
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