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Forum: Single Parenting   03-01-2005, 06:45 AM
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Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by banana Leonor -...

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Leonor - I'm from the UK and live in Canada - am thinking of going back to UK b/c of the family thing ........ not making any big decisions right now though .
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Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 08:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by Joan It was a...

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It was a bit more than "hoping" they'd catch up. Everything I've read on child development supports that this is how children learn to speak. I have to expect that...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 07:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by TiredX2 I'm...

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I'm really trying to be polite here, but I think it is a reasonable expectation to use one of the 1st definations when it matches current colloquial expression....
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 07:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by lunar forest I...

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I just wanted to pop in and say http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/jaw.gif

You know what they say, if you have nothing good to add...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 07:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by TiredX2 ...

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Leonor---

Personal attacks, followed with a smilie or not, are not acceptable on MDC.

Quote? And why don't you consider certain third person remarks on me...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 07:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by TiredX2 Do you...

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Originally Posted by TiredX2
Do you have any evidence that a "normal" child could not learn to speak correctly this way?

Only "normal" children have the right to unschool?
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by Dar Yes, calling...

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Yes, calling unschooling a cult was a mistake. How were we to know that you had your own definition for the word "cult"? Again. we made the "mistake" of assuming we...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 06:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by Joan I'm sure I...

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Originally Posted by Joan
I'm sure I didn't. I just kept modeling the correct form of the word and they picked it up in the same way they picked up the rest of the language.

Modelling?...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 05:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by Sasha_girl As...

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As always, I don't understand why people like Lenor are so worried about what other people do with their children. Further, I don't understand their need to...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by ShannonCC And...

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And that is fine for you and your family but that doesn't mean it's ok to insult those of us who it *does* work for. My daughter is very happy and learning...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 04:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by Joan No one...

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No one "taught" her in the traditional schooling method ("Since you are now 5 years old, you will learn to read, using a combination of phonics and whole language,...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2005, 06:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Dar, I am aware English language is pretty...

Dar, I am aware English language is pretty stupid. It's easier to memorize word by word than to figure out the poorly designed grammar. I still help my child throughout the confusion, because...
Forum: Unschooling   02-27-2005, 08:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by wende You don't...

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Originally Posted by wende
You don't have to be taught to DO something in order to be taught.

Could you expand on that please?
Forum: Unschooling   02-27-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by Dar So, I guess...

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Originally Posted by Dar
So, I guess we're hung up on definitions of "teach". My Websters has: "To impart knowledge or skill in; give instruction in." One could stetch this, I suppose......
Forum: Unschooling   02-27-2005, 07:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by ShannonCC This...

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Originally Posted by ShannonCC
This is what most of us have been saying all along.

No, the way it was presented first was without any explanations. "My child learned to read on her own...
Forum: Unschooling   02-27-2005, 07:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,861
Posted By Leonor
Please move the discusion here. I will quote...

Please move the discusion here. I will quote someone in a bit when I catch back.
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   02-27-2005, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By Leonor
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/Welcome.gif
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   02-27-2005, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
  Salut!
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Posted By Leonor
Hi Dal ...

Hi Dal

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/Welcome.gif

I'm browsing your blog, Simon is so cute opening the door. You are a very beautiful and photogenic family....
Forum: Single Parenting   02-27-2005, 06:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by thismama if I do...

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if I do have another child, I will do it absolutely alone - probably go to the sperm bank. Then I won't have anyone else to deal with who has any claim to my...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-26-2005, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By Leonor
Yay, we are three already....

Yay, we are three already. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-26-2005, 08:08 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 15,071
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by sweetfeet The...

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Originally Posted by sweetfeet
The library will buy more.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif I HATE the Ezzo books with a deep burning passion but its freedom of...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-26-2005, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By Leonor
Anyone here that is single with just one child...

Anyone here that is single with just one child and does't want more? I feel I rather dedicate my life helping this one child thrive in creating a happy life. Life seems better without sibling...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-26-2005, 06:33 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 12,941
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by annettemarie Why...

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Originally Posted by annettemarie
Why is it that every time someone is questioned on this forum, gentle discipline mothers are accused of not being gentle?
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-26-2005, 06:30 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 12,941
Posted By Leonor
Quote: Originally Posted by mommyofshmoo ...

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Deja- I meant to say that unless you followed up with all the children you had at your preschool into adulthood. unless you tracked them down at 30 or 40...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-26-2005, 06:22 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 12,941
Posted By Leonor
Hello Deja, Quote: Originally Posted by...

Hello Deja,

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Originally Posted by Deja
I am not sure whether your post is hostile. You say that I am a very good attention seeker, which is a hurtful thing to say in my opinion.

It...
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