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Forum: Unschooling   01-20-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,246
Posted By ShannonCC
Quote: Originally Posted by AngelBee...

Quote:
Originally Posted by AngelBee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13030610)
Honestly for me, I think following a curr...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-20-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,049
Posted By ShannonCC
This says way more about you than them. But I...

This says way more about you than them. But I see in one of the posts you realize this and are looking into therapy, so I'm not going to knock you. I wish you luck and hope you find peace!
Forum: Unschooling   01-20-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,246
Posted By ShannonCC
Eh. Now maybe this *is* unschooling getting into...

Eh. Now maybe this *is* unschooling getting into my head, but I laugh at anyone who says my kid's handwriting needs work. Isn't kid's handwriting supposed to suck? And you should see my 45 year old,...
Forum: Unschooling   01-20-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By ShannonCC
Yeah, that hat was awesome...

Yeah, that hat was awesome http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif

I loved seeing the old presidents come out first. When did Carter get so old? That took me by...
Forum: Unschooling   01-20-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By ShannonCC
Well, just as his speech started the live feed...

Well, just as his speech started the live feed died, http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif Oh well. We saw the swearing in, Aretha singing, the quartet and the other stuff.
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Forum: Unschooling   01-20-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,246
Posted By ShannonCC
4Evermom, a lot of things you mention aren't, to...

4Evermom, a lot of things you mention aren't, to my mind, unschooling issue. They're parenting issues. At time, I find parenting Really Hard. I'm pretty open about that...
Forum: Unschooling   01-20-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By ShannonCC
Anyone else watching? I've got it on live stream...

Anyone else watching? I've got it on live stream on CNN. Both my kids want to watch it but they want to see the actual swearing in, not all the stuff leading up so I'll call them at the last minute.
Forum: Unschooling   01-20-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,246
Posted By ShannonCC
Annakiss, I'm sorry, I don't know what to say to...

Annakiss, I'm sorry, I don't know what to say to you. I don't know you IRL obviously, but just from what you're writing here it sounds like there's something else going on. No, unschooling is not...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-20-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 424
Posted By ShannonCC
My daughter asked me what the KGB was the other...

My daughter asked me what the KGB was the other night. I gave her what I know but that isn't much. But then I realized she doesn't really know much about Russia, the Soviet Union, the Cold War, etc....
Forum: Unschooling   01-19-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,246
Posted By ShannonCC
Ok, gotcha annakiss...

Ok, gotcha annakiss http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif I just wanted to throw that out there.
Forum: Unschooling   01-19-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,192
Posted By ShannonCC
Quote: Originally Posted by Milakais...

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Originally Posted by Milakais http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13024449)
We're all just people....
Forum: Unschooling   01-19-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,620
Posted By ShannonCC
Yeah, I was responding to the posts about not...

Yeah, I was responding to the posts about not unschooling handwriting for the 6 year old but still being an unschooler.

I thought I was being respectful and now I'm feeling like this conversation...
Forum: Unschooling   01-19-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,246
Posted By ShannonCC
Annakiss, yes, I do feel like running screaming...

Annakiss, yes, I do feel like running screaming from the house at times. And I'm just throwing this out there - it's a tiny little soapbox of mine - but I have noticed that the better I physically...
Forum: Unschooling   01-19-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,620
Posted By ShannonCC
Quote: Originally Posted by Dar...

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Originally Posted by Dar http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13022912)
Was it you who said, "I don't strew. I share."...
Forum: Unschooling   01-19-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,246
Posted By ShannonCC
Quote: Originally Posted by annakiss...

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Originally Posted by annakiss http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13022512)
The way that I hear people talk online, it...
Forum: Unschooling   01-19-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By ShannonCC
My daughter liked workbooks when she was...

My daughter liked workbooks when she was younger. And my son now likes the type of workbooks aimed at logic and puzzles.

My daughter also occasionally likes to "play school". Last week she had me...
Forum: Unschooling   01-19-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By ShannonCC
People who do "whole life unschooling" usually...

People who do "whole life unschooling" usually refer to themselves as radical unschoolers. Regular old unschoolers could be "academic unschoolers". Though, you'll really see that most academic...
Forum: Unschooling   01-19-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 268
Posted By ShannonCC
Ahem. The title won't let me capitalize. Sorry...

Ahem. The title won't let me capitalize. Sorry it looks so weird. Humph.
Forum: Unschooling   01-19-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,620
Posted By ShannonCC
I don't like the term "strew" because of an...

I don't like the term "strew" because of an article by Sandra Dodd where I really didn't like how she described it. I wish I knew where the article was but yeah, it rubbed me the wrong way.

But...
Forum: Unschooling   01-19-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
  Kgb
Views: 268
Posted By ShannonCC
This is a long shot. Anyone know any kid's...

This is a long shot. Anyone know any kid's fiction books that might involve The Soviet Union and the KGB? Or a children's non-fiction book or website that might cover it?

I don't know how much...
Forum: Unschooling   01-19-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,620
Posted By ShannonCC
Quote: Some would say that I'm too involved in...

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Some would say that I'm too involved in the learning process to be an unschooler. That my son should be leading the way in all things, and I should just wait for his questions. I disagree....
Forum: Unschooling   01-19-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,620
Posted By ShannonCC
Ok, so say a child does have special needs that...

Ok, so say a child does have special needs that make parent led instruction required. What is wrong with saying that you can't unschool because of that? The parent could say that they are inspired...
Forum: Unschooling   01-18-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,620
Posted By ShannonCC
Quote: Originally Posted by Ruthla...

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Originally Posted by Ruthla http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13018053)
Man, all this talk of gluten and cupcakes...
Forum: Unschooling   01-18-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,620
Posted By ShannonCC
Quote: Originally Posted by mammal_mama...

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Originally Posted by mammal_mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13016914)
Well, there was a time when I would have...
Forum: Unschooling   01-18-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 10,620
Posted By ShannonCC
Quote: Originally Posted by Serendipity...

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Originally Posted by Serendipity http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13017054)
. . . I really thought that unschooling...
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