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Forum: Unschooling   07-16-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By UnschoolnMa
I unschooled in Oregon for several years. Oregon...

I unschooled in Oregon for several years. Oregon requires testing at the ends of grades 3,5,8, and 10. Your local Education Service District (ESD) has a list of the standardized tests you can use...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-15-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By UnschoolnMa
Ugh. That sucks. For lack of a better way to say...

Ugh. That sucks. For lack of a better way to say it. Can you guys create a bucket of "junk" that is appropriate to "destroy"? Then because you've all agreed on the fact that those items are fair...
Forum: Unschooling   07-15-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By UnschoolnMa
Oh man, yes. So my unschoolers are grown up...

Oh man, yes. So my unschoolers are grown up (oldest is actually 21 TODAY! How did that happen?), but for me/us unschooling is a way of life forever. My son in particular was a master "chiller...
Forum: Lactivism   05-10-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By UnschoolnMa
Hi there, UnschoolnMa here. I haven't been here...

Hi there, UnschoolnMa here. I haven't been here in a jillion years, but I am a long time MDC'er. Anyway, a local radio show from the Eugene Oregon area called the Donkey Show recently aired a bit...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   05-10-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By UnschoolnMa
Hi there, UnschoolnMa here. I haven't been here...

Hi there, UnschoolnMa here. I haven't been here in a jillion years, but I am a long time MDC'er. Anyway, a local radio show from the Eugene Oregon area called the Donkey Show recently aired a bit...
Forum: Spirituality   09-15-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 2,907
Posted By UnschoolnMa
Clay! Oh my on that adventure... it had me...

Clay! Oh my on that adventure... it had me laughing out loud. Good news on the babe front, and I will continue to keep you and the wee one in my prayers. It's all gonna go down how it should, eh?
 ...
Forum: Unschooling   09-15-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,825
Posted By UnschoolnMa
  Quote:For that matter, dh and I have worked...


Quote:For that matter, dh and I have worked many an event out on the west coast. He's been working security at these things for at least ten years, and I was a staff medic until my pot allergy...
Forum: Unschooling   09-15-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,825
Posted By UnschoolnMa
I love reading this kind of thread!...

I love reading this kind of thread! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/lurk.gif
 
Sooo, my daughter and her boyfriend are accounted for and well. So the promoter/organizer for the rave...
Forum: Spirituality   09-13-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 2,907
Posted By UnschoolnMa
Clay, thinking the best baby getting ready for a...

Clay, thinking the best baby getting ready for a mama who is ready thoughts ever for you guys!
 
Having a Lupus flare, work is nuts, but we got to see the nephew this last weekend and that was a...
Forum: Unschooling   09-09-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,825
Posted By UnschoolnMa
Today my Dd, her boyfriend, and two other...

Today my Dd, her boyfriend, and two other friends made their way to a big techno music/rave/camping festival an hour south of us. We'd heard that the Sheriff's Dept was seeking an order to shut them...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-09-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 650
Posted By UnschoolnMa
So my kids are 20 and almost 18 and this has yet...

So my kids are 20 and almost 18 and this has yet to happen. My kids don't live with me so it's not like they see it every day now, and even when they lived with me (up until 9/2010) they saw it here...
Forum: Spirituality   09-08-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 2,907
Posted By UnschoolnMa
  Quote:Has he hit you or your kids? ...


Quote:Has he hit you or your kids?


He has not. Yet. Kids are nearly grown/grown and live elsewhere (but are present often, obviously) so that is unlikely, but if this issue is not corrected...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-08-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 351
Posted By UnschoolnMa
It's dreadful. Really. This area is Caucasian,...

It's dreadful. Really. This area is Caucasian, very, and the next group would be Hispanic. I basically grew up here, and as a child there were like 2 black families. The odd thing? Less than 2 hrs...
Forum: Spirituality   09-07-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 2,907
Posted By UnschoolnMa
Really trying to keep up, and not doing so great...

Really trying to keep up, and not doing so great at it! lol. I want to extend genuine virtual hugs and lots of good happy mojo to those that need it. I'm not sure about y'all, but I find that when...
Forum: Spirituality   09-02-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 2,907
Posted By UnschoolnMa
Hi all, and happy September! There's always a...

Hi all, and happy September! There's always a day each summer where I feel the shift in a very concrete way... the shift to fall. It was Tuesday this year. I can smell it, and feel it in the air and...
Forum: Unschooling   09-01-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 830
Posted By UnschoolnMa
I come to MDC semi regularly now, but I always...

I come to MDC semi regularly now, but I always come to the unschooling board when I visit. I rarely start a thread, but sometimes I do. I often post in already existing threads. :) My unschoolers...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-01-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By UnschoolnMa
Ahh lying! As confusing or uncomfortable as it...

Ahh lying! As confusing or uncomfortable as it might be to realize that your kid is fibbing, it's a pretty normal developmental bit. There is theory that it is one of the signs that a child has...
Forum: Parenting   08-26-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By UnschoolnMa
I was barely 15 when I had my first baby. What...

I was barely 15 when I had my first baby. What was awesome was when another (always older, because really, who was going to be younger? lol) mama just treated me as a fellow mom and not some...
Forum: Spirituality   08-25-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 3,386
Posted By UnschoolnMa
Ahh canning! My hubby snapped several green...

Ahh canning! My hubby snapped several green beans yesterday lol. They got dill just now to do the pickled batches. Yum. Our sickly tomato plants are all of a sudden HUGE and wild. The broke the...
Forum: Unschooling   08-23-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,365
Posted By UnschoolnMa
My Dd did her first term in community college...

My Dd did her first term in community college last year. She is almost 18. It went well. She was challenged in some places, and breezed on through in others. Pretty typical I think. She really...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   08-23-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 50,690
Posted By UnschoolnMa
Hi everyone! So my hubby and I are living in an...

Hi everyone! So my hubby and I are living in an old 1966 28 ft Kenskill camp model trailer. We love it. We're getting ready to take the benches out and put a hideabed in, paint, etc. We are parked...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-23-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 30,390
Posted By UnschoolnMa
Yes. I did. And they are still together at this...

Yes. I did. And they are still together at this point. ;)  The drinking thing is a so whatter for us, as we tend to see the drinking law as pretty silly.
Forum: Unschooling   08-23-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,825
Posted By UnschoolnMa
So my unschoolers are 20 and almost 18 and they...

So my unschoolers are 20 and almost 18 and they are living near me, but not with me now. I believe my Ds is off work today, but since he worked grave yard last night he's probably just getting to...
Forum: Spirituality   08-23-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 3,386
Posted By UnschoolnMa
Oh Clay, so sorry about the mold fiasco you've...

Oh Clay, so sorry about the mold fiasco you've got happening! Ugh. We lived in a house with mold issues for a year, and it was dreadful. Condolences to your MIL on the cancer diagnoses. :( Wishing...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-21-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,274
Posted By UnschoolnMa
I had my first child 2 months after turning 15...

I had my first child 2 months after turning 15 yrs old. I had my second child when I was 17. So here's my take:
 
 The reasons teenage parenthood were difficult for me were A) Poverty & the...
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