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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-30-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 55,651
Posted By Lillian J
I put together quite a lengthy set of...

I put together quite a lengthy set of categorized and annotated links to sites that are rich in content but don't have a lot of loud and splashy in-your-face cartoons. It's just a non-commercial...
Forum: Unschooling   03-29-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By Lillian J
No luck when I looked back through old posts - I...

No luck when I looked back through old posts - I know I've posted a lot here on the subject but couldn't find anything - but here's an excerpt from an article I wrote years ago (Homeschooling - It's...
Forum: Unschooling   03-27-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By Lillian J
I didn't decide - and I never called it by a...

I didn't decide - and I never called it by a label. It was just an organic process that grew from what was my initial assumption that we would have a schedule and that I would be my son's teacher....
Forum: Unschooling   03-23-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Lillian J
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ewink http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-23-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Lillian J
Here's one I've had a lot of experience with....

Here's one I've had a lot of experience with. It's in California, but I can't say enough about how magical these conferences have been! Here's a little video about a past one:...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-23-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Lillian J
You can also get in touch with local groups...

You can also get in touch with local groups there through the HomeSchool Assn. of California. Look at the menu under Community and you'll find a list for County Contacts. They also have a FaceBook...
Forum: Unschooling   03-23-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Lillian J
A lot of you may be familiar with her book, but...

A lot of you may be familiar with her book, but I wasn't - I just saw this, and it's one of the most amazing things I've ever seen. It's not that it's all new - many of us toss around these ideas,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-23-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By Lillian J
A lot of you may be familiar with her book, but...

A lot of you may be familiar with her book, but I wasn't - I just saw this, and it's one of the most amazing things I've ever seen. It's not that it's all new - many of us toss around these ideas,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-30-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By Lillian J
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MichelleZB http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1387012/homeschooling-your-one-year-old#post_17410950)

Is...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-10-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By Lillian J
I homeschooled one child, now grown, but I don't...

I homeschooled one child, now grown, but I don't feel it means devoting your life to homeschooling one child - it just means there's only one child in your family as you all live your lives...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By Lillian J
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by UlrikeDG http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By Lillian J
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by UlrikeDG http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Unschooling   04-16-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By Lillian J
Quote:Originally Posted by Cynthia...

Quote:Originally Posted by Cynthia Mosher http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Unschooling   04-13-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Lillian J
The children described in this thread are really...

The children described in this thread are really typical for their age. Play is exactly what a child that age learns and thrives the most from, and I think that's why it's such a strong natural...
Forum: Unschooling   04-05-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By Lillian J
The Challenges and Benefits of Unschooling,...

The Challenges and Benefits of Unschooling, According to 232 Families Who Have Chosen that Route (http://jual.nipissingu.ca/NewIssue/new_issue.asp)
 
This was posted on FB by Wendy Preisnitz of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-02-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By Lillian J
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by onatightrope http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1380643/confused-and-unhappy#post_17317134)

 Sometimes...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-31-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By Lillian J
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug.gif...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug.gif It hurts, I know. But the ability to make the perfect decisions and handle them with perfect grace and diplomacy is something most of us are not...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-31-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By Lillian J
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pek64 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-30-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By Lillian J
Maybe this can be of a help to someone...

Maybe this can be of a help to someone struggling with skeptical family or friends:
 
 
Article: Why Doctors and Lawyers Homeschool Their Children...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-26-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By Lillian J
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by CrunchyMama19 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-25-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,135
Posted By Lillian J
Do keep in mind that finding the average from...

Do keep in mind that finding the average from the low end to the high end doesn't mean there's one ideal. I've heard of 2 yr. olds learning to read more or less on their own and very bright 9 yr....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-25-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Lillian J
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by 1pageatatime http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-21-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Lillian J
The first two that always come to my mind are...

The first two that always come to my mind are Guterson's Family Matters and Gatto's Dumbing Us Down - both books are really powerful persuaders.

An all volunteer state organization of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-21-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Lillian J
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/stillhe...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/stillheart.gif Wow! You all made my day. I was just about to go to bed and thought I'd drop in here first and see what's new. I'm so moved to know people...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-04-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By Lillian J
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Hebaume39 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1372577/is-homeschooling-for-us-advice#post_17239396)

May I...
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