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Forum: Unschooling   09-18-2014, 09:34 PM
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Posted By rightkindofme
Great pictures, Miranda. :) I have trouble...

Great pictures, Miranda. :)

I have trouble with chaos. I never seem to get away from it for long.
Forum: Unschooling   09-17-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By rightkindofme
Majik is also on Google+ although she's going...

Majik is also on Google+ although she's going through a rough time and she isn't writing much.
Forum: Unschooling   09-12-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,082
Posted By rightkindofme
I'm really interested in all the stuff going on...

I'm really interested in all the stuff going on in the UK right now with Scotland wanting to split off. My childhood best friend moved to Scotland a few years ago so she is forwarding a lot of the...
Forum: Unschooling   09-08-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,082
Posted By rightkindofme
We will be going through Maryland in late August....

We will be going through Maryland in late August. After the Michigan Womyns Music Festival.
Forum: Unschooling   09-08-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,082
Posted By rightkindofme
Yeah, it would have to be shipped to me first. :)...

Yeah, it would have to be shipped to me first. :) We are going through BC. Storm Bride (who I don't think hangs out on MDC any more) is in Vancouver and I really want to see her. We are thinking...
Forum: Unschooling   09-08-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By rightkindofme
I specifically mentioned regional burns because...

I specifically mentioned regional burns because they function more like rainbow gatherings than the large central event. :)
Forum: Unschooling   09-08-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By rightkindofme
When my kids are fighting I make them do it in...

When my kids are fighting I make them do it in the back yard. No hitting or you have to separate long enough to calm down. Otherwise I don't get involved much. They stop fighting when they want to...
Forum: Unschooling   09-08-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By rightkindofme
I have never been to one. The only thing I hear...

I have never been to one. The only thing I hear about them is from a mother in Australia who I started following through MDC years ago.

I hang out with a lot of Burning Man people but I won't...
Forum: Unschooling   09-08-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,082
Posted By rightkindofme
Well... I happen to be planning a cross country...

Well... I happen to be planning a cross country road trip next year. I am probably going to hit parts of southern Canada and we will definitely drive through Maryland. We are going to visit home...
Forum: Unschooling   09-07-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 557
Posted By rightkindofme
rumi--those are some great points. I had a hard...

rumi--those are some great points. I had a hard conversation with my 6 year old this morning about why we don't get to play on other peoples front yards. They get mad at us. I talked about liability...
Forum: Unschooling   09-07-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,082
Posted By rightkindofme
Miranda--that sounds like a fun running event. :)...

Miranda--that sounds like a fun running event. :) My kids are 4 and 6. They do not train with me for the long races. :) We walk 3 miles to the farmers market every Sunday and they tend to do one day...
Forum: Unschooling   09-07-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,082
Posted By rightkindofme
I feel like September is our decompression month...

I feel like September is our decompression month from summer. Summer is so busy here. We get season passes to the local water park (it's only 3 miles from our house) so we are there many days a week...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-06-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,752
Posted By rightkindofme
Grass fed beef in my area is $6.50 if you can get...

Grass fed beef in my area is $6.50 if you can get it from a farmer and $8/lb and up in the stores.

I am *shocked* that I'm not in the liberal plan. I thought I would be! We spend between $800 and...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-06-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By rightkindofme
Err, I still chew on my fingers. Is that weird?

Err, I still chew on my fingers. Is that weird?
Forum: Unschooling   09-06-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 557
Posted By rightkindofme
That is such a brilliant point. I wonder about...

That is such a brilliant point. I wonder about similar things as I'm about to take my kids on a six month cross country trip. My husband isn't going so it will be just the kids and I. They will have...
Forum: Mental Health   09-06-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By rightkindofme
Having PTSD and being too intense.

I'm going to write this here instead of my blog because y'all are a different audience.

It is really hard being an intense person. I didn't choose to be one and I cannot "mellow out" at this...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-05-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 1,717
Posted By rightkindofme
I'm not happy about the guy who invented wine....

I'm not happy about the guy who invented wine. Alcohol makes me really sick. Just one glass. :Puke:inthet

No bueno.
Today is Lego Club with the home schoolers! Yay! It will be good to see...
Forum: Central and South America   09-05-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By rightkindofme
I would get a lightweight woven wrap. It doesn't...

I would get a lightweight woven wrap. It doesn't need to be much more complicated than a strip of muslin cloth--which I have used extensively. Pre-folds are probably going to be the easiest cloth...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-04-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By rightkindofme
Was he Deaf by chance?

Was he Deaf by chance?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-04-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By rightkindofme
Yes and I have a huge chip on my shoulder about...

Yes and I have a huge chip on my shoulder about farting. I grew up with lots of shaming around the whole process of having a body. I am now militant that people do not apologize for basic bodily...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-04-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 1,717
Posted By rightkindofme
That job business sounds rough. My kids are...

That job business sounds rough.

My kids are awesome. They didn't start screaming at me until after 5pm. (And then it wasn't *at* me so much as really near my head...) I am so grateful for children...
Forum: Homebirth   09-04-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By rightkindofme
I wish I had asked about her policy for coming up...

I wish I had asked about her policy for coming up when "I'm not sure" how far along I am in labor. My two labors were horrible stress cases because she didn't want to waste her time if I wasn't far...
Forum: Unschooling   09-04-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,917
Posted By rightkindofme
I suspect that our individual perspectives are...

I suspect that our individual perspectives are largely shaped by our life experiences. I did not grow up in a stable living situation--I saw how *lots* of different houses worked. I spent the most...
Forum: Potty Learning   09-04-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By rightkindofme
I did EC with my oldest starting at three weeks....

I did EC with my oldest starting at three weeks. By 12 months she maybe wet one diaper a day. Then a few months later (my memory is shot) she abruptly refused the potty. It became a big thing. I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-04-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 1,717
Posted By rightkindofme
I'm really bad about waiting until both cars need...

I'm really bad about waiting until both cars need to be serviced at the same time. That was last week. :)

Free standing planter boxes. Right now they are empty because they were built just...
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