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Forum: Unschooling   11-25-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,018
Posted By featherstory
Being sick and parenting is always so hard. I'd...

Being sick and parenting is always so hard. I'd been sick on and off for a few weeks. I knew it was a combination of food allergies and a cold, but just when I was done with being sick I had a last...
Forum: Unschooling   10-17-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,688
Posted By featherstory
Wow. I haven't been here in a while...it's nice...

Wow. I haven't been here in a while...it's nice to see some new faces. I was looking into Virtual School (connections academy) at the beginning of the year. I've been having my kids with my...
Forum: Unschooling   05-11-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,350
Posted By featherstory
Healthy momma that's so great to hear about the...

Healthy momma that's so great to hear about the Stryder bike transition.  I was planning on getting one for my little ones but someone got them tricycles as gifts.  Oh well.  The secret garden was...
Forum: Unschooling   05-08-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,350
Posted By featherstory
My 6 year old is doing a lot of tree climbing....

My 6 year old is doing a lot of tree climbing.  She's also picked up something for her collection each time we've been outside and made a "nature doll" out of sticks, leaves and grass.  It looks...
Forum: Unschooling   05-02-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,350
Posted By featherstory
6 year old made "vegan yogurt" for everyone for...

6 year old made "vegan yogurt" for everyone for breakfast the other day.  It was chopped bananas, apple butter, "superfood smoothie" and grape juice mixed in yogurt cups.
 
They've been painting a...
Forum: Unschooling   02-07-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,224
Posted By featherstory
Yes, I'm also sorry for your loss mommariffic....

Yes, I'm also sorry for your loss mommariffic.  I hope you all get plenty of relaxation time.
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-04-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,357
Posted By featherstory
I think food is mostly fun until they're not...

I think food is mostly fun until they're not consuming as much milk.  That could be up to 3, depending on the child.  I think their instinctual reactions to food are appropriate to their needs and...
Forum: Unschooling   01-26-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By featherstory
Yeah...I can relate to that too.  I try to stay...

Yeah...I can relate to that too.  I try to stay open to the idea that there might be someone out there with an appreciation for something more than a certain level of credentials.  I know it...
Forum: Unschooling   01-26-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,071
Posted By featherstory
Wow.  So much going on with you guys!   So...

Wow.  So much going on with you guys!
 
So much going on here too:
dd6 is obsessed with money now.  She lost a tooth, then she started doing chores and counts her money several times a day....
Forum: Spirituality   01-26-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,341
Posted By featherstory
It's always fun to teach a brand new yogi.    ...

It's always fun to teach a brand new yogi.  
 
My daughters have seen some kid yoga shows and now want to do sun salutations everyday, in addition to our K-yoga bedtime routine.  I'm still not...
Forum: Unschooling   01-14-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,071
Posted By featherstory
Get well soon zebra!  Thanks for sharing.   ...

Get well soon zebra!  Thanks for sharing.
 
dd6 is doing a lot of rhyming games and constantly counting her money.  She's getting really good at reading.  We've gotten back into reading The Little...
Forum: Spirituality   01-06-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,341
Posted By featherstory
Good luck MarieHoney.  Pregnancy yoga completely...

Good luck MarieHoney.  Pregnancy yoga completely gave me a new look on yoga and life, it was so transformational for me.  I hope it does the same for you.  
Forum: Unschooling   01-06-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,071
Posted By featherstory
Welcome MarieHoney.  Miranda, that sounds like a...

Welcome MarieHoney.  Miranda, that sounds like a great project for your 10 year old, I love the idea of that photo project, I wish I was disciplined enough to do it.  I love the pictures she took,...
Forum: Unschooling   01-06-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By featherstory
I can totally relate to this.  I'm feeling like...

I can totally relate to this.  I'm feeling like I really want to bite so many bullets right now, I started on the path to becoming an LC a little over 6 years ago (dd1 is 6) and now I'm thinking,...
Forum: Birth Professionals   12-26-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By featherstory
My plans are to join my local birth network and...

My plans are to join my local birth network and try to get to know my community better.  Once I know my community better I think I can better figure out marketing.  I'd love to see what others are...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-21-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By featherstory
We tend to stay home most days in the cooler...

We tend to stay home most days in the cooler months.  We go out a few times a month.  This is going to change though because they'll be going to my grandma's a few days a week and start taking a...
Forum: Unschooling   12-21-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By featherstory
We report our school days and I have to say it's...

We report our school days and I have to say it's quite difficult to really present a clear boundary.  I think I typically include days that are more planned learning, as school days, so I try to...
Forum: Unschooling   12-21-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,106
Posted By featherstory
I need to get ahold of the Narnia books again....

I need to get ahold of the Narnia books again.  We were reading Prince Caspian this summer but didn't finish it.  I fully approve of that level of manipulation!  One for the moms, I say! :)
 
I...
Forum: Unschooling   12-20-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,106
Posted By featherstory
I think she wants to know how to read and will...

I think she wants to know how to read and will say that she wants me to teach her, but I guess I'm not sure how to do that.  After reading a book about a homeschooler she wanted me to give her...
Forum: Unschooling   12-18-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,106
Posted By featherstory
I love that super-cute! I feel like I'm not...

I love that super-cute! I feel like I'm not doing right with the reading thing.  My daughter is a perfectionist and while I try to tell her it's okay to spell things how she thinks she sounds, I...
Forum: Spirituality   12-16-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,341
Posted By featherstory
Love that giddy feeling!    litlwons what...

Love that giddy feeling! 
 
litlwons what was the kriya you did?
 
There are lots of kriyas on youtube you can find.  Also on the website spirit voyage there's a series of videos corresponding...
Forum: Spirituality   12-12-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,341
Posted By featherstory
Hi everyone.  I'm sorry I have missed out on...

Hi everyone.  I'm sorry I have missed out on this thread for so long.  There are so many gems here, thanks to you all for posting all you have so far!
 
I've been living the lifestyle, but not...
Forum: Unschooling   12-11-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By featherstory
Well-written everyone. This is a fascinating...

Well-written everyone. This is a fascinating discussion. I agree with starling&diesel largely because I completely relate as a passionate person. There is definitely a need for mental/emotional...
Forum: Unschooling   12-06-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,106
Posted By featherstory
Wow Miranda!  Thanks so much for showing that....

Wow Miranda!  Thanks so much for showing that.  Definitely makes me wanna bring out the sewing machine, but I think this project will have to wait till spring at the earliest or maybe next winter....
Forum: Unschooling   12-05-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,106
Posted By featherstory
That is indeed a good idea.  dd(6) has been...

That is indeed a good idea.  dd(6) has been growing a lot emotionally over the past few days.  I should say that I am too, in talking with her more about the issues going on and not getting upset...
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