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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-08-2013, 07:59 PM
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Posted By berkeleyp
I'm not sure what exactly you are looking for or...

I'm not sure what exactly you are looking for or how tight the budget is but reading your desires reminded of me of what I've heard about "Moving Beyond the Page".  I've not tried this curriculum...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-23-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By berkeleyp
I just started out this past fall so I'm no...

I just started out this past fall so I'm no expert but I have a shelf space dedicated to homeschool books including Usborne Science and History Encyclopedias and other reference books.  I have my...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-17-2013, 01:24 PM
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Posted By berkeleyp
Check out http://www.ct-cheer.com/.  

Check out http://www.ct-cheer.com/.  
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-17-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By berkeleyp
I am really enjoying Building Foundations of...

I am really enjoying Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding with my kids.  We are doing 2nd grade and working through the first book at a rate of about one lesson per week.  I like it...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-12-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By berkeleyp
I don't think you can do any more than voice...

I don't think you can do any more than voice your genuine concern and offer to help perhaps.  if you watch the kids sometimes, why not just make reading an integral part of your time with them....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-12-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By berkeleyp
I'm taking my dd7 out of school after she...

I'm taking my dd7 out of school after she finishes first grade this Friday. She is SUPER excited about homeschool and asked me to get her a math book plus she wants to learn French and Spanish and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-12-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By berkeleyp
I'm just getting started as my dd7 is still in...

I'm just getting started as my dd7 is still in ps finishing 1st grade but we've been going at a slower pace and will continue on the same stuff for a few weeks to kick off summer.  
 
We've read...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-08-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By berkeleyp
I have a friend who loved Muzzy for her child...

I have a friend who loved Muzzy for her child starting around that age.  She did German.  I think any exposure to another language is great for babies neuron development that will enable them to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-08-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By berkeleyp
Quote:if, you are beginning to homeschool...

Quote:if, you are beginning to homeschool because your child is bored stiff in school, has learned little to nothing and is craving the opportunity to embrace academic challenge, I think you could...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-07-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By berkeleyp
I am pulling my dd7 out of school after next...

I am pulling my dd7 out of school after next week when she finishes first grade.  I have been obsessively reading lots of different hs books and building up an outline of what I want to do.  I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-01-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,103
Posted By berkeleyp
Wow, this thread has covered so much ground and...

Wow, this thread has covered so much ground and has been so interesting to me reading through.    I think one of the best parts about homeschooling is the freedom to do what works for every family...
Forum: Unschooling   05-18-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,460
Posted By berkeleyp
I don't know if anyone already mentioned this...

I don't know if anyone already mentioned this but I just want to add a book recommendation for Simplicity Parenting by Kim Payne.  It is not about unschooling or even homeschooling but rather on...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-18-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,004
Posted By berkeleyp
I am totally hooked on green smoothies and I...

I am totally hooked on green smoothies and I hope it never stops!  I read about the benefits of blending greens for easy digestion and I've been drinking about a quart most days.  My junk food...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-09-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,103
Posted By berkeleyp
Thank you onatightrope for reminding me that I...

Thank you onatightrope for reminding me that I have homeschooling goals.  I really considered again why I want to homeschool and reminded myself that giving my kids freedom to explore their own...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-08-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,103
Posted By berkeleyp
Background: I wanted to homeschool dd1 for 1st...

Background: I wanted to homeschool dd1 for 1st grade but couldn't make it work due to my work schedule but I am feeling even more committed to it for this coming fall and am truly planning to make...
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-30-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,438
Posted By berkeleyp
subbing   Just started reading this book and...

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Just started reading this book and it resonates really strongly with me.  I started reading it just a few days ago and we also just started raising our little chicks that we brought home...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   03-28-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By berkeleyp
What do you mean you wrote for forums?  How did...

What do you mean you wrote for forums?  How did you go about submitting your writing or were you given assignments? 
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-02-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,428
Posted By berkeleyp
Thanks for the ideas.  A stack of washcloths is...

Thanks for the ideas.  A stack of washcloths is a great idea?  Do you need special material for that or will acrylic work?  
 
I saw this (http://www.flickr.com/photos/rettg/4316821159/) granny...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-29-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,428
Posted By berkeleyp
I just taught myself to crochet a couple weeks...

I just taught myself to crochet a couple weeks ago and I am totally Hooked!.  So far, I've learned the basic stitches as well as a little of the fancy stitches and I feel ready to make something of...
Forum: Spirituality   10-18-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By berkeleyp
I just ordered abook from amazon called "What is...

I just ordered abook from amazon called "What is God?" - I'll let you know how it is when I get it but it looks like what i'm after.  I don't want to answer my daugher's questions really because I...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-17-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,053
Posted By berkeleyp
Marinewife - you're right.  Thank you for...

Marinewife - you're right.  Thank you for reflecting back to me.  Of course, I don't give things away that me and dh leave out - (though honestly, sometimes I'd like to).  
 
That said, I would...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-17-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,852
Posted By berkeleyp
Your MIL must not have raised kids if she thinks...

Your MIL must not have raised kids if she thinks that 8 am is too early to get up.  My dd is in school now and her bus comes at 8:15.  We get up between 7 and 7:30.  Even Nursery School starts at 9...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-17-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By berkeleyp
Its not just me!  I've always felt like i'm the...

Its not just me!  I've always felt like i'm the poster child for jack of all trades/hobbies, master of none.    I try to focus on the the fact that my constant yearning for new...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-17-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,053
Posted By berkeleyp
As to getting kids to help clean - I don't know...

As to getting kids to help clean - I don't know how old yours are but mine are 6 and 3 and I "make" them do some chores/cleaning.  I talk to them about how certain things need to be done because I...
Forum: Spirituality   10-17-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,456
Posted By berkeleyp
I am somewhere between agnostic and atheist.  my...

I am somewhere between agnostic and atheist.  my husband calls himself catholic but is not really practicing - never goes to church etc.  I was raised without any real religion but celebrate...
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