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Forum: Europe   01-30-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,799
Posted By JuniperBCN
Hi Tanya,   I'm homeschooling in...

Hi Tanya,
 
I'm homeschooling in Barcelona.... Educar en Familia is the right link for connecting with the Catalan homeschooling community, but the English part of the page isn't well maintained...
Forum: Unschooling   07-12-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 568
Posted By JuniperBCN
Our situation is different to yours, but we are...

Our situation is different to yours, but we are a tri-lingual unschooling family in an area with a lot of families with a variety of languages.  My kids are now 4 and 7 and are fully operational for...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-23-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By JuniperBCN
As far as I know, I haven't got any gluten...

As far as I know, I haven't got any gluten issues, but I started with the spelt bread recipe because I'm not sure how well gluten sits with my DD and I know a lot of people with gluten issues who...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-16-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 374
Posted By JuniperBCN
It's basically just a 2:1 H20/Millet ratio.   ...

It's basically just a 2:1 H20/Millet ratio.  
 
I use it a lot, typically saute onions and garlic, add some grated veggies (carrot, zucchini, tomato) and let it all kind of blend together to a...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-16-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By JuniperBCN
I started making no-knead several years ago and...

I started making no-knead several years ago and it's the only bread in our house... I actually do it with sourdough that I made following these instructions on the first try:...
Forum: Europe   04-17-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,799
Posted By JuniperBCN
Hola!   You read different things because it...

Hola!
 
You read different things because it isn't legal but it isn't really illegal either.  Whether you have problems or not depends a bit on luck and which part of Spain you are in.  Usually...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-23-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By JuniperBCN
I'm interested in what responses you get.  Our...

I'm interested in what responses you get.  Our whole family seems to fall within this 2%, with oldest DS being sensory seeking while I look to avoid.  I'm also a teacher, so going out to work...
Forum: Europe   02-02-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By JuniperBCN
Here in Spain, if you are a legal resident, you...

Here in Spain, if you are a legal resident, you are technically obliged to follow Spanish law for the education of your child regardless of your nationality.  Homeschooling is not legally protected...
Forum: Unschooling   01-09-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By JuniperBCN
It does get worse and I can't count the number...

It does get worse and I can't count the number of times I've squinted over student essays trying to figure out what's written (I teach English to adults)! It's strange to me because this is what...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-09-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By JuniperBCN
My 6 yo LOVES stories in all forms.  There is no...

My 6 yo LOVES stories in all forms.  There is no way we could possibly read to him all the hours he wants and lately he's really loving storynory.  We've tried librivox as well, but the recording...
Forum: Unschooling   01-09-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By JuniperBCN
Hi!  We're in Catalonia and I just googled...

Hi!  We're in Catalonia and I just googled "lletra lligada fitxes" under images and it came up with loads of worksheets and samples.  Maybe this is what you're looking for?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-27-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,337
Posted By JuniperBCN
Quote:They don't have to be at the "right"...

Quote:They don't have to be at the "right" reading level to enjoy these kinds of books.  While my girls love all kinds of books, the ones that occupy *them* for hours are the ones written for older...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-27-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,337
Posted By JuniperBCN
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Curlyfry7 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-17-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,337
Posted By JuniperBCN
JuniperBCN, I think our boys would get along...

JuniperBCN, I think our boys would get along famously!! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif I feel like we are almost homeschooling by default-my DS would be in constant trouble in...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-16-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,337
Posted By JuniperBCN
I could describe my son (also 6) the same way,...

I could describe my son (also 6) the same way, but I have a different spin on things, more like this part of your post "he is also very bright, energetic, intense".  We are unschoolers in everything...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-10-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By JuniperBCN
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by LoveRealFood http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-06-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By JuniperBCN
I just wanted to jump back in and thank everyone...

I just wanted to jump back in and thank everyone for your ideas!  And of course I have more questions.... I've been sharing with a non-English speaking mama with a similiar dietary profile and a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-27-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 365
Posted By JuniperBCN
  Quote:Originally Posted by...


Quote:Originally Posted by CelloMomCars http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1344854/what-car-would-you-buy-and-why/20#post_16961779)
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Forum: Traditional Foods   04-25-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By JuniperBCN
My son has several baby teeth with signs of...

My son has several baby teeth with signs of decay and all the research I have been doing keeps leading my back to traditional foods/Weston Price.  I'm pretty convinced about what I read, but I've...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-25-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 365
Posted By JuniperBCN
I'm a native North American who has been living...

I'm a native North American who has been living in Europe for years.  I drive a VW Golf diesel, which is firmly in the mid-sized range here.  I find it super interesting the enormous difference...
Forum: Unschooling   04-23-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By JuniperBCN
Hugs....  You are describing my last week and it...

Hugs....  You are describing my last week and it is so draining!  Secretly I've been indulging in a fantasy about dropping my kids off at the school gates...
Forum: Europe   10-14-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,799
Posted By JuniperBCN
I'm homeschooling in Barcelona... there are...

I'm homeschooling in Barcelona... there are actually a variety of different groups doing different things.  I find it hard to choose!  If you pm'd me with your kids ages and interests, I could make...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-30-2011, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By JuniperBCN
My 5 yo has been dropping Usborne's Greek Myths...

My 5 yo has been dropping Usborne's Greek Myths in my lap several times a week for the last two years.... guess he really likes it!  However, I'm starting to groan when I see it again so am looking...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-26-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By JuniperBCN
How old is your son?  I would focus on having...

How old is your son?  I would focus on having her do activities that he enjoys together and for that it is important to give her plenty of information about his likes and interests.  I would also...
Forum: Unschooling   08-29-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By JuniperBCN
This has suddenly been coming up a lot in our...

This has suddenly been coming up a lot in our lives from younger kids (ages 5 to 10ish).  I've been answering back with something like "by being out in the world.... you've learned stuff this summer...
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