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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-06-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,907
Posted By SuperMama
one essential: LIBRARY CARD  bonus - its free!

one essential: LIBRARY CARD  bonus - its free!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-13-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 9,164
Posted By SuperMama
Our two boys are always wearing out the knees on...

Our two boys are always wearing out the knees on their pants, so I sew on patches, or they wouldn't have any pants!  They like it because the contrasting fabrics look cool. This year we are growing...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-08-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 690
Posted By SuperMama
We only have internet, not television, but there...

We only have internet, not television, but there is a lot available online these days.  I enjoy reality television and the two series which I am comfortable watching with the whole family are...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-13-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By SuperMama
I like Starfall a lot better than Reading Eggs.

I like Starfall a lot better than Reading Eggs.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-11-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By SuperMama
Both boys did one page of math each (10...

Both boys did one page of math each (10 problems).  DS6 is addition and subtraction, DS8 is division today.  They both used unifix cubes for the more difficult ones.  
 
They did some writing....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-11-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By SuperMama
My boys are 6 and 8 (two years and five days...

My boys are 6 and 8 (two years and five days apart) and have a similar dynamic to what you have described.  They both went to preschool and public school until this year.  DS6 was in Kindy last year...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-21-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By SuperMama
subbing so I can keep track of this thread...  I...

subbing so I can keep track of this thread...  I want to start doing some Spanish with DS8 and DS6.
Forum: Unschooling   11-14-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By SuperMama
I agree with what the PP said about addressing...

I agree with what the PP said about addressing those concerns first, before leading DH towards a more unschooly approach.  It will really only be meaningful if he is motivated personally....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-08-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By SuperMama
Homeschooling our Children, Unschooling...

Homeschooling our Children, Unschooling Ourselves by Alison McKee
Teach Your Own by John Holt
Forum: Unschooling   11-05-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By SuperMama
great! Thanks for sharing.

great! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Unschooling   10-28-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,802
Posted By SuperMama
I'm happy to read all these great posts from...

I'm happy to read all these great posts from different perspectives, and ages.  Now that we've taken the plunge and started homeschooling this year, I'm researching different methods and curriculums...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-27-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By SuperMama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Daffodil http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-26-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By SuperMama
I found these books at the library,   What...

I found these books at the library,
 
What your (First Grader) Needs to Know
 
Insert appropriate grade level in quotes they go from kinder up to at least sixth grade. I find them to be super...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-26-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,364
Posted By SuperMama
Thanks John.  You could say we are in homeschool...

Thanks John.  You could say we are in homeschool honeymoon phase right now.  
 
Update: We have enrolled the boys in a local homeschool/charter school.  They will have weekly meetings with a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-24-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By SuperMama
Yeah, my second grader DS doesn't like to be...

Yeah, my second grader DS doesn't like to be made to read, but will happily read Garfield and Calvin and Hobbes cartoon books and the like because he thinks they are funny and he wants to know what...
Forum: Activism and News   10-12-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By SuperMama
This is awesome.

This is awesome.
Forum: Elimination Communication   10-12-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By SuperMama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by anarchamom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1359239/you-know-you-practise-ec-when#post_17116051)

you...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-09-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,364
Posted By SuperMama
Hi all!  We are homeschooling for the first time...

Hi all!  We are homeschooling for the first time this year, our two sons, who are turning 8 and 6 this month.  Both attended public school last year, 2nd and K, respectively.  They both started K...
Forum: Pets   06-01-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,240
Posted By SuperMama
http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/25228...

http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/252287/width/504/height/414 (http://www.mothering.com/content/type/61/id/955458/width/504/height/414/flags/)
 
These are our bunnies.  ♥  Rabbits make...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-09-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 32,228
Posted By SuperMama
Hi dready mamas! After two months with no...

Hi dready mamas! After two months with no internet at home, we're back online. And I'm so glad to check back in with the dready thread.

One of my big motivations in going dready is to make dreads...
Forum: Natural Body Care   05-01-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 32,228
Posted By SuperMama
We're turning off our internet at home for a...

We're turning off our internet at home for a little while. So, I will miss the dready news and the natty community vibes. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif: Love to all. I'll be...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-20-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 32,228
Posted By SuperMama
MoonStarFalling, how old are your dreads? I want...

MoonStarFalling, how old are your dreads? I want to know when mine are going to start shortening and thickening. I'm looking forward to that part.
Forum: Dental   04-19-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,760
Posted By SuperMama
My gums bled every time I was pregnant. Three...

My gums bled every time I was pregnant. Three pregnancies. And stopped as soon as I wasn't pregnant any more. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-18-2009, 05:28 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 32,228
Posted By SuperMama
It's day 108 for my dreads. They're getting...

It's day 108 for my dreads. They're getting pretty knotty and looking pretty good. I've been working them in off and on. I found some lint stuck in a couple the other day. Kinda yucky, but I guess...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives   03-16-2009, 03:20 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,616
Posted By SuperMama
Hi Merry (Mari) Mamas, I don't have time to...

Hi Merry (Mari) Mamas,
I don't have time to keep up with this whole thread or go back and read it right now, but am wondering if there has been any conversation about the proposed bill to legalize...
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