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Forum: Unschooling   02-19-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By UUMom
Dar, I am so sorry about the loss of your...

Dar, I am so sorry about the loss of your friend!  Rain is such a together person.  I am so proud of  all of us. :)  We've been traveling such a divergent path for so long.  It's  so good.  :)
Forum: Unschooling   02-16-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By UUMom
Hey, Dar! I sure did!  It's still an area where...

Hey, Dar! I sure did!  It's still an area where she has to work very hard. It's not natural to her, even though she is a voracious reader.  I find that interesting.  It turns out she is a very...
Forum: Unschooling   02-15-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By UUMom
  She will be 19 before she steps foot in a...


She will be 19 before she steps foot in a college as a fully enrolled student, as she is taking a gap year to travel & work.  She is putting together her portfolio and checking off the items that...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-17-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,935
Posted By UUMom
These negative feelings are very common, ime. ...

These negative feelings are very common, ime.
 
 
Forum: Unschooling   06-17-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By UUMom
6.5 is when fine motor skills are still...

6.5 is when fine motor skills are still developing. Ideas and information are more important now than actual writing. When you read to her, chat about what you've read and encourage her to dig for...
Forum: Learning at School   06-17-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,246
Posted By UUMom
I don't like the pizza party/no pizza party...

I don't like the pizza party/no pizza party reward/punishment stance of what you're dealing with at all. That would bother me greatly.

But encouraging reading and such is something I do as a...
Forum: Unschooling   06-17-2009, 01:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By UUMom
Quote: Originally Posted by Dar...

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Originally Posted by Dar http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13950490)
Fine I will stop protecting you from disturbing...
Forum: Unschooling   06-17-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By UUMom
The tub one?

The tub one?
Forum: Unschooling   06-17-2009, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By UUMom
Quote: Originally Posted by Dar...

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Originally Posted by Dar http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13948735)
She's very talented... I like that cat ones.
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Forum: Unschooling   06-16-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,191
Posted By UUMom
Quote: Originally Posted by Wugmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wugmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13950206)
I'm not quite sure exactly the point you are...
Forum: Unschooling   06-16-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,191
Posted By UUMom
Quote: Originally Posted by Wugmama...

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Originally Posted by Wugmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13950081)
Oh, I see. Yeah, I guess for a lot of folks...
Forum: Personal Growth   06-16-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 979
Posted By UUMom
If my mother thought we'd find happiness in a...

If my mother thought we'd find happiness in a big tv, I'd let her get me one and drive her to Best Buy myself. I might or might not sell it. But either way, it would not be an issue I'd choose to...
Forum: Unschooling   06-16-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,191
Posted By UUMom
Quote: Originally Posted by Wugmama...

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Originally Posted by Wugmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13949937)
It isn't accurate to say only those...
Forum: Unschooling   06-16-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,191
Posted By UUMom
Quote: Originally Posted by Dar;13948393 ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dar;13948393


Okay, this so reminded my of the "Life at Big Bri's House" bit of Breakfast Club... remember that?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8vqlhi3QQw...
Forum: Unschooling   06-16-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,191
Posted By UUMom
While I enjoy being a parent and helping my...

While I enjoy being a parent and helping my family get what they need to thrive, I don't exactly 'clean joyfully'. Oh, I might have when they were teeny. I love changing diapers for instance. I...
Forum: Unschooling   06-16-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,191
Posted By UUMom
Quote: Originally Posted by annakiss...

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Originally Posted by annakiss http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13946993)...
Forum: Unschooling   06-16-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,191
Posted By UUMom
Quote: Originally Posted by annakiss...

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Originally Posted by annakiss http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13946875)

I found UUMom's post playful and not...
Forum: Unschooling   06-16-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,191
Posted By UUMom
Quote: Originally Posted by Breathless Wonder...

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Originally Posted by Breathless Wonder http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13946775)
I'm just curious- where do you go...
Forum: Unschooling   06-16-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,191
Posted By UUMom
I have to say that I stopped going to...

I have to say that I stopped going to unschooling boards a long time ago. I find most people are not really honest. You post what you want to post and skip over any difficulties and there is all the...
Forum: Unschooling   06-16-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,191
Posted By UUMom
This is something I never really thought about. ...

This is something I never really thought about.

My family is not the gushy type.

We know a gushy family, they hs, but they are not unschoolers. They are great and we enjoy them.

Here's how...
Forum: Unschooling   06-16-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,749
Posted By UUMom
Gajillions of people heard about Unschooling for...

Gajillions of people heard about Unschooling for the first time on Dr Phil and they talked about it. D's kids were the sweetest kids in the clips, and she was calm and articulate. I saw a rerun of...
Forum: Parenting   06-15-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,795
Posted By UUMom
I found the curly girl mom profiled charming,...

I found the curly girl mom profiled charming, actually. She has all this energy and was thinking ballet on Monday, Gymanstcis on Tues etc was something that would benefit the kids. She then realized...
Forum: Unschooling   06-15-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,749
Posted By UUMom
Dayna is a nice person. She is not hostile. That...

Dayna is a nice person. She is not hostile. That makes a huge difference. Delivery is everything.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-14-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,391
Posted By UUMom
Quote: Originally Posted by lemongrass...

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Originally Posted by lemongrass http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13935781)
I can't think of anything that I wished I...
Forum: Parenting   06-14-2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,936
Posted By UUMom
I've always tried to get a break/time to myself...

I've always tried to get a break/time to myself here and there. It was harder when the kids were tiny, but I still needed a bit of space -- whatever I could I could manage while keeping everyone...
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