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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By UlrikeDG
Thanks for all your feedback. :)   I think...

Thanks for all your feedback. :)
 
I think part of the problem is that a lot of our long-term planning is either in my head or in my notes. She doesn't know where it's going next. I'm going to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-21-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By UlrikeDG
I haven't read WTM. It seems to be very popular...

I haven't read WTM. It seems to be very popular with Christian homeschoolers.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-21-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By UlrikeDG
Eva isn't feeling challenged by what we're...

Eva isn't feeling challenged by what we're currently doing. She'll be starting "8th grade" next fall age-wise. My local community college offers classes for homeschoolers, but they're geared toward...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-08-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By UlrikeDG
My 12 year old has expressed an interest. She's...

My 12 year old has expressed an interest. She's already been through the Getty-Dubay Italic series. Does anyone have a suggestion for a good book or program?
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-24-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,663
Posted By UlrikeDG
Bump.

Bump.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-19-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By UlrikeDG
Thanks. I think I'll start out with just...

Thanks. I think I'll start out with just Language Mechanic and go from there.
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-19-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,663
Posted By UlrikeDG
I love mine, but when I started looking to order...

I love mine, but when I started looking to order some for DD, I discovered Hind Sight Diapers is out of business. Does anyone know of any Mama Cloth with a similar design?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-16-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By UlrikeDG
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-15-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By UlrikeDG
There's more to Khan than just the videos. (I...

There's more to Khan than just the videos. (I say this because I didn't realize it at first!) My kids actually usually work on the exercises (http://www.khanacademy.org/exercisedashboard) and only...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-15-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By UlrikeDG
This actually a 2 part problem: 1) Who takes...

This actually a 2 part problem:
1) Who takes care of your child while you're at work?
2) When will you find the time to homeschool?
 
 
There are answers for both of these issues. They can even...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-14-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By UlrikeDG
  I'm shopping once again for a language arts...


I'm shopping once again for a language arts curriculum (I've never found one I'm truly satisfied with), and my search this year has led me to the Critical Thinking...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-30-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,372
Posted By UlrikeDG
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Adamsmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-11-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By UlrikeDG
Quote: Originally Posted by UlrikeDG...

Quote:
Originally Posted by UlrikeDG http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15934351)
There was one show that was really...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-11-2010, 04:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By UlrikeDG
I liked that History of US emphasized the...

I liked that History of US emphasized the diversity amongst the American Indian cultures. Some of them were quite violent and others were more "civilized" than their European counterparts.

For...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-11-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,372
Posted By UlrikeDG
Quote: Originally Posted by fruitfulmomma...

Quote:
Originally Posted by fruitfulmomma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15899386)
Kumon Books http://www.kumonbooks.com...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-11-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By UlrikeDG
I got the text & workbooks at first, and we...

I got the text & workbooks at first, and we ended up just using the textbooks. There are plenty of practice problems in the text (IMO), and we used them as non-consumables.

I've never looked at...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-11-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By UlrikeDG
No, no! Don't apologize. There was lots of good...

No, no! Don't apologize. There was lots of good info in there, even if you can't compare it to Jacobs. Thank you very much for taking the time to write it out....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-10-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By UlrikeDG
Bump. If no one has any experience with...

Bump.

If no one has any experience with these books, does anyone know where else I could ask?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-06-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By UlrikeDG
Hi. I'm back after disappearing for a couple of...

Hi. I'm back after disappearing for a couple of years, because I have a question. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif

We've been happily using Singapore math for 7...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-06-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By UlrikeDG
I'm currently using 2A with my 3rd child (so...

I'm currently using 2A with my 3rd child (so I've used 2B twice already, and will be using it again soon), and we just use the textbook, not the workbook. I haven't missed a teacher's guide. There...
Forum: Babywearing   01-23-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,276
Posted By UlrikeDG
Quote: Originally Posted by Quirky...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Quirky http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10352350)
iirc the feds did very recently approve...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-23-2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By UlrikeDG
LOL Well, I wasn't in 4H, either, but the leader...

LOL Well, I wasn't in 4H, either, but the leader of my kids' Clover Kids group wanted out this year, because her kids were graduating to 4H. My kids just joined a year ago. I'm now co-leading the...
Forum: Gardening   01-23-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By UlrikeDG
I guess my problem with double dug beds is that...

I guess my problem with double dug beds is that they assume you have very little topsoil and therefore must bring up nutrients from subsoil that starts 6" below the surface. I'm in Iowa, home of the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-22-2008, 01:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By UlrikeDG
Have you considered starting your own Clover...

Have you considered starting your own Clover Kids group? Our county has several that are made up of just homeschooled kids.
Forum: Babywearing   01-22-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,276
Posted By UlrikeDG
That's the Baby B'air, and it's NOT approved for...

That's the Baby B'air, and it's NOT approved for take off and landing.
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