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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-22-2002, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By amsvensk
I had to laugh a bit because this sounds so much...

I had to laugh a bit because this sounds so much like my 3yo! I am also teaching a 4yo, and my 3yo can get impatient after awhile, but in general I try to always have something similar for him to do...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-26-2002, 03:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,637
Posted By amsvensk
Gina posted this on another list we are on. Some...

Gina posted this on another list we are on. Some of the Sweden info is only in Swedish, but there is a contact person and since the site has some English info, he probably could reply in English. If...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-25-2002, 05:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,637
Posted By amsvensk
I stand corrected! I checked out the laws more...

I stand corrected! I checked out the laws more carefully (in part thanks to your sites, Gina) adn it is not actually illegal in Sweden as I have been told, but rather still extremely difficult. Less...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-21-2002, 03:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,637
Posted By amsvensk
Well, Sweden is in general a very good AP...

Well, Sweden is in general a very good AP country to raise your kids...but HS is not an option here. I think I read last year that there were maybe 4 kids HS and they all had been granted special...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-20-2002, 03:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,637
Posted By amsvensk
 Oh, and the other question which I can't...


Oh, and the other question which I can't understand but try to respond to politely is, But won't you get bored??
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-20-2002, 03:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,637
Posted By amsvensk
hahamommy, I love the homeschooling since birth!...

hahamommy, I love the homeschooling since birth! Ain't it the truth!

I have also been experiencing a lot of this questioning and judging since I decided to keep my boys home for now. They had...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-19-2002, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 488
Posted By amsvensk
It's apple season! I want to dry apples at home...

It's apple season! I want to dry apples at home in my oven. This is probably super simple...but how do I do it?? And is it the same with all fruits/tomatoes?
Thanks for the help!...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-26-2002, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,233
Posted By amsvensk
Kelly--not to be rude either, but for some...

Kelly--not to be rude either, but for some people the homeschooling does have to end or be delayed due to family circumstances. Like me, I would have rather kept my boys home this past year, but I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-26-2002, 11:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,233
Posted By amsvensk
Great site, hydrangea! Thanks. I checked it out...

Great site, hydrangea! Thanks. I checked it out immediately.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-25-2002, 06:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,233
Posted By amsvensk
As a teacher and a parent, I would never claim...

As a teacher and a parent, I would never claim that Montessori and homeschooling are the same, but this topic struck me with its personal timeliness--our boys have gone to a Montessori parent coop...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-24-2002, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By amsvensk
Thanks. I sent an e-mail and got the automated...

Thanks. I sent an e-mail and got the automated reply back to join the group so I will check it out now. If it doesn't work then I will try your link.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-22-2002, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By amsvensk
Actually, I just tried to check this out but the...

Actually, I just tried to check this out but the group page comes up as an error. Just so you know.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-22-2002, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By amsvensk
Thanks! I just started browsing the...

Thanks!
I just started browsing the homeschooling threads as I am getting ready to homeschool my soon-5yo in American kindergarten (they start school at 6 here). I will check this out!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-05-2002, 11:46 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,225
Posted By amsvensk
maybe a bit boring...but "svensk" means...

maybe a bit boring...but "svensk" means "swedish" in swedish so either you can think ""I am Swedish or that "am" is for "American" which I am, so I guess it is really American-Swedish--which is what...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-04-2002, 05:46 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,750
Posted By amsvensk
I love this! I am such a name lover that it...

I love this! I am such a name lover that it makes me want to have more kids.
We also had to think two languages, Swedish and English. We tended to stick to Swedish as Americans in general can...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-22-2002, 12:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,861
Posted By amsvensk
I also read about a/the ultrasound study in the...

I also read about a/the ultrasound study in the Swedish newspapers here and realized then the probable cause of my first son's lefthandedness!! Because of a miscarriage in the 12th week with my...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-22-2002, 12:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,547
Posted By amsvensk
I think I got through all the replies and I did...

I think I got through all the replies and I did not see breast pads mentioned. I bought a small supply of all-cotton and all-wool nursing pads and loved them, especially the wool ones which were...
Forum: Parenting   01-04-2002, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,285
Posted By amsvensk
How sad for this little boy. Of course he can be...

How sad for this little boy. Of course he can be "taught" empathy! I worked with young children for many years and firmly believe that ALL children can be shown how to express feelings and how to...
Forum: Parenting   12-05-2001, 08:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,968
Posted By amsvensk
I have been thinking more about this and think...

I have been thinking more about this and think it is interesting that the need for a label can be so strong sometimes...or maybe it is really the need to understand how others are interpreting that...
Forum: Parenting   12-01-2001, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,968
Posted By amsvensk
I just had to add a note that Serena is right...

I just had to add a note that Serena is right about strollers and bottles and such not being evil in and of themselves. I worked part-time (25%) when my second ds was three months old mainly due to...
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