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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-07-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,033
Posted By LovemyBoo
I voted 15 minutes only because you included...

I voted 15 minutes only because you included time spent checking that day's work. I probably spend 15 minutes or less, total, checking work throughout the day.

Prep time is very little to none....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-08-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By LovemyBoo
I'm looking for a cookie recipe that utilizes...

I'm looking for a cookie recipe that utilizes only maple syrup, honey, or a combo of the two. I did a quick search and can only find recipes that also include sugar. Anyone have a tried and true...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-29-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By LovemyBoo
Our teacher does 10 week sessions. It's $405 for...

Our teacher does 10 week sessions. It's $405 for a 45 minute lesson once a week, $300 for a 30 minute lesson. We travel to her house.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-14-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By LovemyBoo
I, also, enforce a bedtime. They are not...

I, also, enforce a bedtime. They are not required to sleep, but they must be in their rooms and quiet. I stay up late so this gives me 2-4 hours at night to myself. This is the only time I have to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-08-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By LovemyBoo
Roughly the same thing I tell adults, that this...

Roughly the same thing I tell adults, that this is what works best for our family.

One difference is that, with kids, I really try to stick with answering only what they've asked, and also...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-02-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By LovemyBoo
We have both of the aforementioned History and...

We have both of the aforementioned History and Science books, as well as the one on World Religions. Love them. The internet-links are very helpful, it's nice to not have to search out appropriate...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-17-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By LovemyBoo
Both the 6 year old and the 11 year old do one...

Both the 6 year old and the 11 year old do one exercise a day unless.....

the work is really difficult for them, then we'll divide it up to decrease frustration.

the work is really easy and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-16-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By LovemyBoo
Sculpy rocks! I buy the white in the larger...

Sculpy rocks! I buy the white in the larger packages so they can paint it as well.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-13-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,080
Posted By LovemyBoo
We have one kid in our group who is hs'd by her...

We have one kid in our group who is hs'd by her nanny. The child is older, at least 13, and it seems to work for her.

The nanny is a former elementary school teacher. As far as I know the job is...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-09-2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 966
Posted By LovemyBoo
You find yourself wondering if watching "Monty...

You find yourself wondering if watching "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" counts as "history".
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-25-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By LovemyBoo
I pulled ds out of school in 3rd grade....

I pulled ds out of school in 3rd grade. Homeschooling has been much, MUCH less stressful. Markedly so.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-25-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 823
Posted By LovemyBoo
I am a homebody. My kids individual activities...

I am a homebody. My kids individual activities are limited to one a piece, this is for financial reasons as well. Exceptions are made for activities/classes that either meet just one time or for a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-10-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,621
Posted By LovemyBoo
We have a nanny in our group off and on (the...

We have a nanny in our group off and on (the family doesn't live here fulltime). It's no big deal. The "child" involved is actually a teenager, 13 or 14 years old. The nanny brings her to our...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-01-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By LovemyBoo
Mine are 5 years apart. For the purposes of...

Mine are 5 years apart. For the purposes of homeschooling, having two close together (2 years or less) can be nice in that they can do the same curriculum. As it is, I have to plan two completely...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-17-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 814
Posted By LovemyBoo
For my son, it didn't just preserve it, it...

For my son, it didn't just preserve it, it brought it back off life-support. I pulled ds out of school in the beginning of third grade. At the time he was very unhappy, it was a struggle to get him...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-29-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By LovemyBoo
Ds - piano lessons and pottery classes, he wants...

Ds - piano lessons and pottery classes, he wants to try guitar, too. So we are looking into that.

Dd is shy and not doing anything, yet. She'll start piano in the fall.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-29-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By LovemyBoo
We do not have the wallspace, so we use the...

We do not have the wallspace, so we use the Sonlight Book of Time. It's a spiral bound book. The nice thing is it's very sturdy and portable, the downside is it only goes back to 5000bc. So I have...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-09-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By LovemyBoo
I buy curricula for..... math - it's not my...

I buy curricula for.....

math - it's not my strongest subject and this way I feel like we're covering everything. If my kids need extra work on something, I make/print stuff for them or spend...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-03-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By LovemyBoo
I pulled my ADHD son out of school in the 3rd...

I pulled my ADHD son out of school in the 3rd grade, now 3 years ago. It was a tough decision but one of the best ones I've ever made.

Some things I have found are,

You may need a longer...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-14-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By LovemyBoo
I wish I had started hsing much sooner but I was...

I wish I had started hsing much sooner but I was too scared to do it. The tipping point came when leaving ds in school became scarier than hsing.

I really, really wish I'd known that the reality...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-07-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By LovemyBoo
Ds started with 3A when we pulled him out of...

Ds started with 3A when we pulled him out of school. He did just fine with only the workbook. For 4A he needed the extra practice and explanation the textbook provides (there are problems in the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-31-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Posted By LovemyBoo
Our school day usually starts at 9am but after...

Our school day usually starts at 9am but after that we are scheduled by order, not time.

Literature (reading aloud)
Math
Phonics for dd
Rotating subjects for ds (history, writing, science,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-31-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,088
Posted By LovemyBoo
Here's what I'd say. "I was made fun of and...

Here's what I'd say.

"I was made fun of and it made me a better person"

Sarcastic - That's highly debatable.

Serious - So you really suggest making fun of kids to make them better people?...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-26-2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By LovemyBoo
I love the relaxed schedule. We can sleep in,...

I love the relaxed schedule. We can sleep in, stay up late. If someone has the sniffles and a headache in the morning there's no "are they sick enough to stay home? should I send them?" We can go on...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-18-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By LovemyBoo
I use it for anything one might traditionally...

I use it for anything one might traditionally use ground beef - tacos, burgers, meatballs, meat spaghetti sauce, meatloaf, etc.

Just be sure to get the regular and not the low fat. The low fat is...
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