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Forum: Unschooling   05-05-2016, 06:35 AM
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Posted By goldenwillow
:lol Right there with ya. I found...

:lol

Right there with ya. I found headphones work well for a short time.
Forum: Unschooling   05-05-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,309
Posted By goldenwillow
What a fabulous article McKittre! Well done. ...

What a fabulous article McKittre! Well done. Thank you for the math website, name escapes me at the moment, Prodigy? Nonetheless, bookmarked and DS found it and loves it. Thank you. I am...
Forum: Unschooling   03-16-2016, 03:51 AM
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Posted By goldenwillow
My son enjoyed this TED Talk...

My son enjoyed this TED Talk...
Forum: Unschooling   03-15-2016, 05:29 AM
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Posted By goldenwillow
Crazy, right? My husband and son started out...

Crazy, right? My husband and son started out drawing from books at the library.

We were introduced to Art4kids on you tube. I swear anyone can draw what they show. I could. And it looked...
Forum: Unschooling   03-15-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By goldenwillow
Agreed. In our camp, we go I the library. ...

Agreed.

In our camp, we go I the library. Also, my son requests books on his own online, call it a "request party" and then we pick up somewhere... We pick up in places all over the county. ...
Forum: Unschooling   03-10-2016, 05:55 AM
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Views: 1,090
Posted By goldenwillow
I remember wondering from time to time if what we...

I remember wondering from time to time if what we were and were not doing was working. I find it boils down to patience in my camp. It all comes with time it seems. Just breathe and enjoy. Easier...
Forum: Unschooling   03-04-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,782
Posted By goldenwillow
A lot of Spring renewal going on here and finding...

A lot of Spring renewal going on here and finding blessings are abound.

Moving my Mom to us! 43 days and counting. Reminders of taking care of one self, very important. Physically and...
Forum: Unschooling   03-04-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,782
Posted By goldenwillow
Fabulous idea! That sounds like a lot of fun.

Fabulous idea! That sounds like a lot of fun.
Forum: Unschooling   03-04-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,237
Posted By goldenwillow
Great thread! Learning: Patience. ...

Great thread!

Learning: Patience.

Doing: Getting my Mom back in her rhythm from caregiving for the last 5 years for my Dad. Moving her to us, 43 days and counting!
Preparing for Hospice...
Forum: Unschooling   02-29-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,237
Posted By goldenwillow
[QUOTE=transpecos;19287234]RE: the caboose:...

[QUOTE=transpecos;19287234]RE: the caboose: QUOTE]

Those old cabooses are really cool. We used to our pup to a groomer who converted one. There is a group of 4 or 5 together and there are...
Forum: Unschooling   02-28-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By goldenwillow
:lurk I find it is maybe the social stuff ...

:lurk

I find it is maybe the social stuff for us right now? But not an issue. Just observations.

My son has been attending an after school program (for public school 1/2 days) from 2-5pm. ...
Forum: Unschooling   02-24-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,632
Posted By goldenwillow
Agreed. I have talked about your travels...

Agreed.

I have talked about your travels with others and the responses are always "Wish I was doing that with my children", etc.

Pretty cool lifestyle.



We live in an amazing area for...
Forum: Unschooling   02-24-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,632
Posted By goldenwillow
Thank you Miranda. Always a great perspective,...

Thank you Miranda. Always a great perspective, wise.

I started thinking about the skill due to finding a tub of beads (while cleaning) that was given to my Son last year by his "free school"...
Forum: Unschooling   02-24-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,632
Posted By goldenwillow
R What is "set class work" for your...

R

What is "set class work" for your children? Is that the art class you referred to?
Forum: Unschooling   02-23-2016, 04:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,632
Posted By goldenwillow
Right there with you. I find I get annoyed after...

Right there with you. I find I get annoyed after awhile. Screens. Thing is, my Son has advanced his reading, comprehension, etc. I worry about finger work, like stringing beads, etc. He's not...
Forum: Unschooling   02-15-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,632
Posted By goldenwillow
Thank you. I do really own I am "one tough...

Thank you.

I do really own I am "one tough Mama". I hear women talk about how they gain that strength after the births of their children. I felt strong after our birth, however, not that energy...
Forum: Unschooling   02-11-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,632
Posted By goldenwillow
Hello to everyone! Another wild month here. I...

Hello to everyone! Another wild month here. I swear I am ready for calm. I believe it on its way.

We had an Intersting week last week. Our new cat decided my arm was his dinner and it landed...
Forum: Unschooling   01-15-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,364
Posted By goldenwillow
Beautiful sun is here again along with clear...

Beautiful sun is here again along with clear nights, cold. Getting into our groove. Realized our groove has shifted the past few months, moving us into new directions which is exciting.

Swim...
Forum: Unschooling   01-11-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,364
Posted By goldenwillow
Home from Bonus Dad's Celebration. Beautiful...

Home from Bonus Dad's Celebration. Beautiful day. I am so grateful for the folks who honored my Dad. I was reminded of many memories that I had tucked somewhere. Had people walking past me as if...
Forum: Unschooling   12-30-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,428
Posted By goldenwillow
Transpecos- Love the motor oil coffee, glad you...

Transpecos- Love the motor oil coffee, glad you are warm! 50 jalapenos- WOW! Power on = good! I remember canned cran, just like I remember tarter sauce!


Mooninmama - Holiday travel is the...
Forum: Unschooling   12-20-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By goldenwillow
"Social currency" I couldn't agree more. My...

"Social currency" I couldn't agree more.

My son's best buddy is the exact opposite due to a vision issue limiting his screen time and doing therapy. When they get together, they speak about many...
Forum: Unschooling   12-17-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,428
Posted By goldenwillow
Movin right along here. DH and DS attended...

Movin right along here.

DH and DS attended a coding class (https://code.org) on Saturday at a local museum. They had a great time. DS says he is a game coder now. Received a certificate and...
Forum: Unschooling   12-17-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,428
Posted By goldenwillow
I've been "the waiter" when we tried a "free...

I've been "the waiter" when we tried a "free school" (free play, activities, etc.) for 3 days a week, 3 hours a day for a short time. It turned out to be a 5 hour tour with commute. During those...
Forum: Unschooling   12-16-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,428
Posted By goldenwillow
We are on the other side. My son is really tall...

We are on the other side. My son is really tall and muscular. He is often pegged at 9 or 10, he is 6 as well. It seems folks expect more maturity from him due to his vocabulary, interests and the...
Forum: Unschooling   12-08-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,428
Posted By goldenwillow
Transpecos- I cannot tell ya how many times I...

Transpecos- I cannot tell ya how many times I have had to clean to move in. Blah! Well, at least it will be the way she likes it :) Grain free here as well, I feel ya. OMG! Coffee water! Thank...
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