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Forum: Unschooling   Yesterday, 02:57 PM
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Posted By zebra15
Oh Miranda your post brings tears to my eyes. I...

Oh Miranda your post brings tears to my eyes. I can't tell you how many books we've had over the years. So many series (complete of course, nothing else would do). For many of the middle years I...
Forum: Unschooling   Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,131
Posted By zebra15
Miranda- Love that fence ( and remember when you...

Miranda- Love that fence ( and remember when you tackled that garage/shed project).:thumb
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-19-2017, 01:23 PM
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Posted By zebra15
Monday- paid the therapist and more amazon. At...

Monday- paid the therapist and more amazon. At least the therapist is paid current (as of monday) and amazon was for a couple books I probably need to make progress in therapy - if i get actual...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-17-2017, 10:42 PM
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Posted By zebra15
Stayed home but needed to order from amazon. ...

Stayed home but needed to order from amazon. Its ok, teenagers are fracking expensive. ugh
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-16-2017, 06:11 PM
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Views: 22,122
Posted By zebra15
Groceries... got more than previous weeks but...

Groceries... got more than previous weeks but still not significant food. 17yr olds eat ALOT of food. I really need to go 2x a week for produce and fill-ins and I can't manage that (mentally) so by...
Forum: Homeschooling   09-16-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By zebra15
There are loads of 1:1 tutors available. You...

There are loads of 1:1 tutors available. You simply need to match the tutors teaching style to the students learning style and those to need to line up to how the material is being taught/tested in...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-15-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 22,122
Posted By zebra15
Thursday $20 met with kid and advisor, had lunch...

Thursday $20 met with kid and advisor, had lunch out
Friday $5 snack before Therapy, will pay her Monday - prolonging taking cash out
Satuday- grocery and lunch with kid
Sunday- not planning on...
Forum: Unschooling   09-14-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,131
Posted By zebra15
Popping back in to update where I am in the...

Popping back in to update where I am in the learning process. I made it through the sexxy class and didn't have a crisis or breakdown. I learned so much and the class had a wonderful facilitator. ...
Forum: Unschooling   09-14-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,017
Posted By zebra15
I wasn't unschooled/homeschooled either. It...

I wasn't unschooled/homeschooled either. It simply wasn't 'done' where I"m from and still isn't and honestly my parents wouldn't be a good fit for the concept. But when I was in high school finding...
Forum: Unschooling   09-13-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,017
Posted By zebra15
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0jeohWnmAQ&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0jeohWnmAQ&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-13-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 22,122
Posted By zebra15
Monday was therapy- paid her some money ...

Monday was therapy- paid her some money
Tuesday- did some errands and some bills hit the bank account
Wednesday- didnt leave the house
Thursday-meeting with kid and admissions advisor, probably...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-13-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,881
Posted By zebra15
1. madeline tosh blanket 11 skeins 2. madeline...

1. madeline tosh blanket 11 skeins
2. madeline tosh blanket 8 skiens
3. madeline tosh blanket 10 skeins
4. green/blue blanket 12 skeins
5. madeline tosh Shawl 5 skiens
6. Poncho for niece 3...
Forum: Unschooling   09-13-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,017
Posted By zebra15
Miranda- I can understand F's frustration with...

Miranda- I can understand F's frustration with high school. J faced the same issues when trying to round out his 2 years at uni before transferring. Trying to find credits and classes to fill...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-11-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By zebra15
Well what *I* enjoyed reading at age 10 probably...

Well what *I* enjoyed reading at age 10 probably isn't appropriate material for most 10 yr olds :). What my own child read at age 10 isn't what most parents would deem appropriate for 4-6th graders...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-10-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 22,122
Posted By zebra15
Saturday went well. Not leaving the house on...

Saturday went well.
Not leaving the house on sunday
Monday will be Rx, library and therapy.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-09-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By zebra15
My 17 yr old = it depends on the day, the food,...

My 17 yr old = it depends on the day, the food, paid for it etc. Now if its a bowl of of chips I've put out for kids coming over- not a problem, its its kids who go out to eat and they each pay for...
Forum: Unschooling   09-09-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,017
Posted By zebra15
Well dear Miranda- In comparison, the mommy I...

Well dear Miranda- In comparison, the mommy I was dealing with last week- probably has a nice shiny 'promise ring' on her little girls finger. >:D
In other exciting news I forgot to charge my phone...
Forum: Education   09-08-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By zebra15
Oh dear Miranda- This does not sound...

Oh dear Miranda-

This does not sound promising for F. How many more semesters until F can graduate? Sadly at the high school level honors/AP is the most challenging there is. Hopefully she can...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-07-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 22,122
Posted By zebra15
Dr appt and a few groceries. Followed by a LONG...

Dr appt and a few groceries. Followed by a LONG nap.
Tomorrow brings therapy and the library. Kid has art class at night.
Forum: Unschooling   09-06-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,017
Posted By zebra15
I absolutely agree with you Miranda. I was...

I absolutely agree with you Miranda. I was muttering this morning for a number of odd reasons. One I have no idea how this woman got my new email. Two I cringed when I saw her name and certainly...
Forum: Unschooling   09-06-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,017
Posted By zebra15
Well, Somehow I got on an email list for a...

Well, Somehow I got on an email list for a 'homeschool highschool field trip list'. Interesting to say the least, so I figured I would give it a shot. Kid said 'lets see' with a smirk on his face....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-03-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 22,122
Posted By zebra15
Saturday- took kid for his 'bday dinner - Outback...

Saturday- took kid for his 'bday dinner - Outback , went to Kohls- picked up a number of things on clearance.
Sunday- didnt leave the house.
Monday- will need to pick up rx, pick up kid pottery...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   09-02-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By zebra15
NONE of those sound like anything I would want to...

NONE of those sound like anything I would want to carry/purchase or want to be associated with. Ugh... having a baby doesn't automatically reduce my life to 'cute','butt' or 'animal' , let alone...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-01-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 22,122
Posted By zebra15
Lazy- took kid to dinner, the bills got messed...

Lazy- took kid to dinner, the bills got messed up, someone paid ours, we got a bill much less than was due ($9.00 vs $27) woohoo.
Went to target for a few things. Under $20 including DVD....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-31-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 22,122
Posted By zebra15
I hate the fall/winter. Start of the holidays,...

I hate the fall/winter. Start of the holidays, holiday tri-fecta and b'day fiasco happenings. I talked to my therapist and she totally gives me permission to bow out of all obligations this year to...
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