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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-05-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,960
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Forum: Gardening   07-01-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,946
Posted By Niamh
nak   continuously for the first few weeks....

nak
 
continuously for the first few weeks. every time it breaks the surface. i go down the row, hillling as i go about 3 times a week.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-01-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,960
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Forum: Unschooling   06-03-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 946
Posted By Niamh
Here in Idaho we don't have to register or test...

Here in Idaho we don't have to register or test at all. It's brilliant. We're considering moving for work and I am not happy about moving to a state with stricter requirements - though compared to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-20-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-20-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By Niamh
I think that you should trust your gut, but calm...

I think that you should trust your gut, but calm down. Breathe through the next week, don't get worked up, and see what is said at her appointment with the developmental specialist.
 
FWIW, my...
Forum: Activism and News   05-03-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 16,008
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Forum: Religious Studies   04-30-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,263
Posted By Niamh
I noticed that some of you have been to...

I noticed that some of you have been to feministmormonhousewives - great site - or postmormon.org. I found postmormon.org to be freeing for the first few months and then way too angry after that. If...
Forum: Unschooling   04-08-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By Niamh
I don't, but I wanted to share an amazing mom...

I don't, but I wanted to share an amazing mom who does unschool and works from home. She lives in England. She's an inspiration to me because I've always wondered "What would I do if something...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   03-23-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 52,954
Posted By Niamh
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 Quote: Originally Posted by zenmumajen http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/485792/atheist-agnostic-tribe/620#post_16338809)...
Forum: Unschooling   03-21-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By Niamh
Preschool life is what led me to unschooling -...

Preschool life is what led me to unschooling - it (learning) was working so well before school-age, why change it?
 
I thought I'd take a stab at these from my perspective in case it's helpful.
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Forum: Unschooling   03-10-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-31-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By Niamh
Rummikub has become a recent favorite. We also...

Rummikub has become a recent favorite. We also just got Qwirkle and it's a lot of fun. Mastermind is fun. Countdown and any version of Monopoly are good math games.
Forum: Learning at School   12-02-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,041
Posted By Niamh
She shouldn't have called to you from five seats...

She shouldn't have called to you from five seats away. That was really unprofessional. You like her, and you've said that your child can be a thorn in her side, so I'd approach her about it as a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-30-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,678
Posted By Niamh
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-30-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,678
Posted By Niamh
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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-20-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By Niamh
My MIL, who is famously controlling about her...

My MIL, who is famously controlling about her Thanksgiving dinners, has finally backed down and allowed us to bring something this year. We got assigned a veggie tray.
 
A veggie tray.
 
Since...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-15-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,436
Posted By Niamh
I don't understand why she can't just change the...

I don't understand why she can't just change the words in her own mind. For example, I'm not Christian, but when people say they'll pray for me I don't say "No thank you. That's pointless." or "How...
Forum: Unschooling   11-07-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,064
Posted By Niamh
My daughter is 6 1/2 and doesn't read yet. I...

My daughter is 6 1/2 and doesn't read yet. I kind of expected her to be an early reader because she was so precocious verbally and *loves* reading. When you add up all of the reading that I do for...
Forum: Unschooling   11-07-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,095
Posted By Niamh
I have a 4 year old that would enjoy this, I...

I have a 4 year old that would enjoy this, I think. We live on a farm in Idaho. PM me.
Forum: Learning at School   11-05-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,213
Posted By Niamh
I think you reacted perfectly. If the girl had...

I think you reacted perfectly. If the girl had done it to be cruel, that's one thing. But to be curious about these things they found and incorporate it into their games? Not a big deal, ESPECIALLY...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-28-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,207
Posted By Niamh
My kids are 6 and 4. A lot of the Family...

My kids are 6 and 4.

A lot of the Family Pasttimes games are fun. Definitely look into those.

The Ladybug Game (http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/14076/the-ladybug-game) is fun, especially...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-27-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Niamh
We've done a few things with my older (6 yr old)...

We've done a few things with my older (6 yr old) daughter. We've done Meals on Wheels, we've visited shut-in elderly people and had her chat with them, and we've had her work with children of recent...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-26-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By Niamh
Quote: Originally Posted by PoetryLover...

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Originally Posted by PoetryLover http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15987426)
We only feed DS baby food because we get...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-26-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By Niamh
I'm a bit out of control with the number of...

I'm a bit out of control with the number of craft supplies. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif Both my and the kids craft supplies are all together and available except...
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