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Forum: Unschooling   07-20-2015, 03:05 PM
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Posted By mama*pisces
I love this! And it will fulfill my wish of...

I love this! And it will fulfill my wish of getting into painting. I have some acrylics that are sitting here mostly unused. :wink: And I love the scavenger hunt idea too! Thanks!
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-17-2015, 03:15 PM
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Views: 598
Posted By mama*pisces
I'd like to join too :)

I'd like to join too :)
Forum: Unschooling   06-13-2015, 06:07 PM
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Posted By mama*pisces
:lol ^^ Oh, that's funny. He has snap circuits...

:lol ^^ Oh, that's funny. He has snap circuits that he got for his birthday, and I bet he could really get into those if he gives them a chance. He's had a pogo stick and has passed it on to a...
Forum: Unschooling   06-12-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By mama*pisces
Ooooh....balance is exactly what I'm looking for,...

Ooooh....balance is exactly what I'm looking for, and this has my wheels turning! :love Thanks!!
Forum: Unschooling   06-12-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By mama*pisces
Yep. Total opposites. :lol Mine loves team...

Yep. Total opposites. :lol Mine loves team sports and playing whatever his friends are playing, screens or not, though a lot of times their play does involve screens, and I don't mind it as much...
Forum: Unschooling   06-10-2015, 08:11 PM
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Posted By mama*pisces
I've struggled with this a lot, and am still...

I've struggled with this a lot, and am still trying to make peace with the fact that screens are simply a part of our culture....I also have been known to spend a big chunk of the day on the...
Forum: Unschooling   06-10-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By mama*pisces
It depends...he doesn't get as much as I'd like,...

It depends...he doesn't get as much as I'd like, if we're at home, unless I insist on us all going for a walk. I'd say maybe an hour a day. At our old house out in the country, we had a bigger yard...
Forum: Unschooling   06-10-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By mama*pisces
That might have been a better way to phrase my...

That might have been a better way to phrase my question. :laugh: There are lots of things to do here in the summer, thankfully now we are more in town now than we were last year, so we are within a...
Forum: Unschooling   06-09-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By mama*pisces
Well, glad to see I'm not the only one in this...

Well, glad to see I'm not the only one in this boat, Annaintoronto. :wink:

I've been sitting here wondering how the better part of his childhood years got away from us, and his main interest has...
Forum: Unschooling   06-09-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By mama*pisces
Cross-post: What does your nine year old boy love to do?

I'm looking for ideas to keep my 9 year old busy this summer...he has gotten way too used to screen time, and I'm looking for ways to help him stay mostly off of them this summer, without losing...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   04-19-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By mama*pisces
Dr. Doud in Social Circle has not said much to me...

Dr. Doud in Social Circle has not said much to me about not vaxxing....when I first told him I was choosing not to, he said, well, I'm going to give you a lecture about that, but he never did :wink:...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-20-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By mama*pisces
Ruthla, we were talking about the game at a...

Ruthla, we were talking about the game at a parents meeting at his unschool yesterday, and the director said something similar about CoC ~ how it was great for teamwork and such. I do like that part...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-20-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By mama*pisces
Thanks you everyone.... I read your reply a...

Thanks you everyone....

I read your reply a few days ago, Moominmama, and I've been thinking about it a lot. Part of me wants to jump totally on board with the classic unschool perspective. But...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-12-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By mama*pisces
I really like that idea too, Octobermom!! I'm not...

I really like that idea too, Octobermom!! I'm not totally unschool-y either, just tend to lean in that direction. This will put a sense of responsibility in his hands, and hopefully curb some...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-11-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By mama*pisces
DS (8) is totally addicted to screens

I'm not sure what the right thing to do here is. My kids are with me every day, all day, except for 2 days a week, when my son goes to an "unschool" during regular school hours. He shows little to no...
Forum: Dental   07-30-2014, 10:16 PM
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Views: 41,055
Posted By mama*pisces
I have a question for those that have used...

I have a question for those that have used Bioplasma salts successfully....is it necessary to get those AND the individually numbered ones? The Bioplasma have all 12 salts, so that would double up on...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   05-13-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By mama*pisces
Another vote for Athens!...

Another vote for Athens! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   05-31-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By mama*pisces
Thanks Auchencook!!...

Thanks Auchencook!! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   05-19-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By mama*pisces
We're moving to the area soon and we're looking...

We're moving to the area soon and we're looking for new friends(for both me and my kids). My kids are seven and almost four, and we are unschooly homeschoolers....
Forum: Central and South America   04-04-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By mama*pisces
Loving these questions, I'm interested in moving...

Loving these questions, I'm interested in moving my family down there as well! I'm especially curious about the vaccine laws. We are vax-free as well.
Forum: Central and South America   03-30-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By mama*pisces
Did you end up going down there, phytoangel? I'm...

Did you end up going down there, phytoangel? I'm guessing yes from your picture and description of location. ;-) Just wondering, because my husband and I are considering moving our family down there...
Forum: Unschooling   02-25-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By mama*pisces
Oh, Spabis, do you live anywhere near Athens?...

Oh, Spabis, do you live anywhere near Athens? We're relocating there pretty soon. I'm looking for other homeschoolers to play with. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wink1.gif
Forum: Unschooling   02-25-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By mama*pisces
Spabis, does PBH have ideas for kids just...

Spabis, does PBH have ideas for kids just starting out?

Momsteader, I've looked at TJE online and it seems to me that I would be one of the ones that hate it. lol....I might check it out from the...
Forum: Unschooling   02-24-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By mama*pisces
Right now I'm taking a look through...

Right now I'm taking a look through "Project-Based Homeschooling: Mentoring Self-Directed Learners" on Amazon, and it's looking pretty good. My kids are 6 and 3, and my 6 year old is a kinesthetic...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-23-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By mama*pisces
Personal experiences welcome...my three and a...

Personal experiences welcome...my three and a half year old daughter and I have an agreement that we're stopping nursing when she turns four, and right now I am really just needing to be able to put...
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