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Forum: Unschooling   02-16-2017, 04:16 PM
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Was there talk on here recently about...

Was there talk on here recently about certificates? Hmmm. Maybe it was on a podcast I listened to. Either way, I had a bit of hysterical laughter in my head today when I picked my son up from Grandma...
Forum: Unschooling   02-07-2017, 06:31 AM
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Posted By healthy momma
Snow is falling here. We are way behind in...

Snow is falling here. We are way behind in snowfall totals for this year but at least it looks like winter out there right now. Unfortunately, we all do have the typical winter crud. Runny noses,...
Forum: Unschooling   02-03-2017, 05:14 PM
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Happy Birthday to me! And my youngest son!...

Happy Birthday to me! And my youngest son! Starting off February with our birthdays is always so nice. My husband took the day off of work. We went to the local Iron Ore Heritage Museum because...
Forum: Unschooling   01-24-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,625
Posted By healthy momma
We are now an Xbox family! I'm putting an...

We are now an Xbox family! I'm putting an exclamation behind it because I am working really hard to change my long entrenched negative feelings on video gaming and lots of time spent on the computer...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-17-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By healthy momma
Thank you for pointing these issues out as the...

Thank you for pointing these issues out as the second one in particular is something that should be a part of our discussion.
Forum: Vaccinations   01-17-2017, 09:56 AM
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Posted By healthy momma
I'm sorry. I wrote that out very poorly. The...

I'm sorry. I wrote that out very poorly. The del/sel person believes they have already compromised by waiting so long and it is now the non vax person's turn to "compromise" by giving the kids the...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-16-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By healthy momma
Having waited to do any of the vaccinations for...

Having waited to do any of the vaccinations for this long has been the sel/del person's compromise. Doing it now that the kids bodies are "big enough" and just doing a few of the many that could be...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-16-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By healthy momma
A further clarification on the polar opposite...

A further clarification on the polar opposite would be good. One believes that there is no inherent risk to vaccines but that not all the diseases are dangerous enough to need to be prevented, that...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-16-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By healthy momma
Thank you for your response.

Thank you for your response.
Forum: Vaccinations   01-15-2017, 04:45 AM
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Views: 583
Posted By healthy momma
No babies involved. Both have researched, and...

No babies involved. Both have researched, and researched and researched. Both have reached completely opposite opinions. One wants none and the other wants selected ones.
Forum: Vaccinations   01-14-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By healthy momma
Parental Disagreement

If anyone has any experiences to share on resolving/compromising/dealing with polar opposite views on vaccinations for their children I would appreciate hearing them. Thank you.
Forum: Unschooling   12-30-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,908
Posted By healthy momma
Feeling an urge to start off the New Year more...

Feeling an urge to start off the New Year more organized. I'm attacking the pantry today. Kiddos will probably be left to surf the web, watching shows and playing games. My 8 year old decided last...
Forum: Unschooling   12-05-2016, 11:03 AM
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Views: 4,908
Posted By healthy momma
Going on week 2 of both kiddos and I down with...

Going on week 2 of both kiddos and I down with head, chest, throat gunk. Ugh. Trying really hard to accept this enforced down time but it's hard to miss out on lots of fun things going on and just...
Forum: Unschooling   11-09-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,158
Posted By healthy momma
Wow. That is actually the first thing that has...

Wow. That is actually the first thing that has made sense to me...
Forum: Unschooling   11-06-2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,158
Posted By healthy momma
Anyone have suggestions for a catchy name for an...

Anyone have suggestions for a catchy name for an Unschooling focused conference that would encourage and entice rather than scare away those home educators not familiar with or who misunderstand the...
Forum: Unschooling   11-06-2016, 02:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,158
Posted By healthy momma
Anyone have suggestions for a catchy name for an...

Anyone have suggestions for a catchy name for an Unschooling focused conference that would encourage and entice rather than scare away those home educators not familiar with or who misunderstand the...
Forum: Unschooling   10-31-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,449
Posted By healthy momma
Is it already the end of the month? Wow, that one...

Is it already the end of the month? Wow, that one went fast.

Discovered one of the root causes of my son's chronic digestive issues. Tomatoes. Really!? Argh. I'd have preferred gluten or soy...
Forum: Unschooling   10-22-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,449
Posted By healthy momma
So many really good things going on here and many...

So many really good things going on here and many challenges as well. We are in the midst of an elimination diet trying to get to the root of some ongoing health issues for my 8 year old. I thought I...
Forum: Unschooling   09-22-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By healthy momma
The dialogue on this is ongoing. We've tried a...

The dialogue on this is ongoing. We've tried a couple of different approaches since I last posted. Right now, although it is a newer change, we seem to have hit on something that is working quite...
Forum: Unschooling   09-22-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,172
Posted By healthy momma
Our new Nature Connection group is absolutely...

Our new Nature Connection group is absolutely amazing! I did decide that my youngest would actually be happier hanging out with his Grandma and Grandpa during that time (he never has liked big group...
Forum: Unschooling   08-24-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,917
Posted By healthy momma
Two other women and I began going through the...

Two other women and I began going through the Kamana Naturalist Training Program this spring together. It is through the Wilderness Awareness School and based on Jon Young's work with the 8 Shields...
Forum: Unschooling   08-19-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,917
Posted By healthy momma
Weather has had us all on edge around here. Hot...

Weather has had us all on edge around here. Hot and sticky. Now we're going to be rained in for a couple of days. My husband is going to take the lead tomorrow and get the boys in the workshop...
Forum: Unschooling   08-19-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By healthy momma
Just a quick update. I talked with my son using...

Just a quick update. I talked with my son using Miranda's explanation of this being a "special case" and he actually laughed out loud as I threw out the examples. It was a good discussion that led to...
Forum: Unschooling   08-08-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,917
Posted By healthy momma
No school for us either. Like you our kiddos are...

No school for us either. Like you our kiddos are just 3 and 8.

But as for the timing of school starting, a law was passed a number of years ago in Michigan that school couldn't start until AFTER...
Forum: Unschooling   07-28-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,498
Posted By healthy momma
On another note...I did an interview on...

On another note...I did an interview on unschooling for a friend's podcast. I was pretty nervous but it's not too bad for a first shot. :-) https://nomadtogether.com/unschooling/
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