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Forum: Unschooling   10-15-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 385
Posted By rightkindofme
I'm a former English teacher. I have strong...

I'm a former English teacher. I have strong feelings about fiction. There has been some research that reading fiction increases empathy:...
Forum: Unschooling   10-15-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By rightkindofme
:( How sad.

:( How sad.
Forum: Unschooling   10-13-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By rightkindofme
My shrink, my husband, and many of my friends...

My shrink, my husband, and many of my friends have been worried about me (longest period of depression since I got married 8 years ago) so I managed to talk two of my closest girlfriends into a trip...
Forum: Unschooling   10-12-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By rightkindofme
Miranda I don't see how there would be time in...

Miranda I don't see how there would be time in the day for you to do more. :)
Forum: Unschooling   10-11-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By rightkindofme
My husband reads to me and has since we first...

My husband reads to me and has since we first started dating. We've read all of The Lord of the Rings, Atlas Shrugged, The Last Unicorn, Bridge of Birds and a whole bunch of other books I can't think...
Forum: Unschooling   10-10-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By rightkindofme
I can't speak to Canada. :) I live in the San...

I can't speak to Canada. :) I live in the San Francisco Bay Area, one of the biggest tech hubs in the world. Most of the people I know work in technology in some capacity. There is a very clear...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-10-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By rightkindofme
"I wish I could but I do not have the ability to...

"I wish I could but I do not have the ability to provide such care at this point."

You are a kind person for continuing a relationship with him at all. No you don't have to house him.
Forum: Personal Growth   10-10-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By rightkindofme
Take a deep breath. Yes, children lie all the...

Take a deep breath. Yes, children lie all the time. The idea that kids can't lie till 4 is hilarious.

You have your feelings and you are allowed to have them. You don't want people naked around...
Forum: Unschooling   10-09-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By rightkindofme
Mom is drowning under the work load. I want...

Mom is drowning under the work load.

I want to finish painting the planter boxes I had made this summer. Then I can fix the back part (attach landscaping fabric) and start filling with dirt...
Forum: Unschooling   10-09-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By rightkindofme
My 6 year old has been saying for years that she...

My 6 year old has been saying for years that she will learn to read at 6.5. Well, officially we hit 6.5 next month and she's still saying, "Not sure I'm ready." I suspect, strongly, that she "could"...
Forum: Unschooling   10-09-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By rightkindofme
Honestly I would be more likely to pay for a...

Honestly I would be more likely to pay for a "useless" degree from a big name university than from a small university. At a big name school you will meet people and meeting people is how you get...
Forum: Unschooling   10-09-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By rightkindofme
I feel like a jerk-face because I complained....

I feel like a jerk-face because I complained. Today has been the best day we've had in weeks.
Forum: Unschooling   10-09-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,035
Posted By rightkindofme
We get wild turkeys! Which seems crazy with how...

We get wild turkeys! Which seems crazy with how built up this area is...
Forum: Unschooling   10-09-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By rightkindofme
Things have been up and down here. The kids and I...

Things have been up and down here. The kids and I have been arguing a lot and I feel really cruddy about it.
Forum: Unschooling   10-07-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,035
Posted By rightkindofme
I am so over the park I could cry.

I am so over the park I could cry.
Forum: Unschooling   10-06-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,035
Posted By rightkindofme
I live in the suburbs of the San Francisco Bay...

I live in the suburbs of the San Francisco Bay Area. So I don't live properly "urban". I like where I live partially because I have so much access to things to do. I feel unhappy about the lack of...
Forum: Unschooling   10-06-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By rightkindofme
The double post thing was wacky. It looked like...

The double post thing was wacky. It looked like my post was rejected, then I was yelled at for posting too much then the browser stuck and I thought it was all deleted. I come back today to see it...
Forum: Unschooling   10-02-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By rightkindofme
We are going camping this weekend with our home...

We are going camping this weekend with our home school group. This would be more exciting if I weren't silly enough to double book Sunday for a 10k near home. *smack forehead*

I'm looking forward...
Forum: Unschooling   10-01-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By rightkindofme
My kids are 4 and 6. I sorta limit screen time in...

My kids are 4 and 6. I sorta limit screen time in that they can't have the iPad (we don't have a television) unless they do all of their toy-pick-up in the morning. If they do their chores I don't...
Forum: Unschooling   10-01-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By rightkindofme
My kids are 4 and 6. I sorta limit screen time in...

My kids are 4 and 6. I sorta limit screen time in that they can't have the iPad (we don't have a television) unless they do all of their toy-pick-up in the morning. If they do their chores I don't...
Forum: Unschooling   09-18-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,286
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: 555
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: 73
Views: 2,286
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: 73
Views: 2,286
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: 73
Views: 2,286
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...
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