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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-25-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,673
Posted By jeffsdear
Hi, I will have a second grader in the fall (I...

Hi, I will have a second grader in the fall (I can't believe my baby is going into 2nd grade!!!). What we used this year really worked for her, so we will continue using that.
 
Math - Math-U-See...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-11-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By jeffsdear
I am the main source of income in our family. I...

I am the main source of income in our family. I am fortunate that I can work from home (I am a translator) So in the morning, I homeschool the kids, and in the afternoon I work. I put in about 20...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-24-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By jeffsdear
It looks something like D'Nealian to me. You can...

It looks something like D'Nealian to me. You can find free worksheet makers online.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-09-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,148
Posted By jeffsdear
We are on list one and sent out ours on Monday,...

We are on list one and sent out ours on Monday, so they should be arriving any time now!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-08-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By jeffsdear
Congratulations! I am sure you guys will do...

Congratulations! I am sure you guys will do great! Enjoy your time together :)
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-08-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By jeffsdear
We are using Sonlight 3 for history and reallly...

We are using Sonlight 3 for history and reallly enjoying it. For the last week, my 10 DS has asked DH to read the Declaration of Independence to him at bedtime. When DH doesn't have time, DS reads...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-17-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By jeffsdear
I have an almost 7 year old daughter who LOVES...

I have an almost 7 year old daughter who LOVES to write. She has been begging me to find her a pen pal. She loves to read, fairies & unicorns, building with duplos, arts & crafts, ballet, playing...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-10-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By jeffsdear
My 19 yo is in her second year at university. I...

My 19 yo is in her second year at university. I made her a homeschool transcript using WORD. I used the grades she got from community college for those classes, and assigned her a grade for the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-10-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,977
Posted By jeffsdear
We are doing Sonlight 3 for a 1st and 4th...

We are doing Sonlight 3 for a 1st and 4th grader. It takes us about 2.5 to 3.5 hours per day to get everything done, including all the reading out loud. I don't spend but maybe 1/2 hour per week on...
Forum: Mental Health   01-10-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By jeffsdear
Just wanted to let you guys know that I've been...

Just wanted to let you guys know that I've been feeling alot better. While in the hospital, the psychiatrist there encouraged me to look into getting some support for PTSD, and it turns out my...
Forum: Mental Health   01-02-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By jeffsdear
Thanks for your concern. Unfortunately, I got to...

Thanks for your concern. Unfortunately, I got to spend Christmas at the hospital again...
Forum: Mental Health   12-22-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By jeffsdear
Hi, I've not posted in this section before. But...

Hi, I've not posted in this section before. But reading through some of your posts has given me the courage to post here. I am struggling with major depression with psychotic features and borderline...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-31-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By jeffsdear
The Boy Scouts put out a magazine called Boys...

The Boy Scouts put out a magazine called Boys Life. There is info about subscribing here: http://boyslife.org/home/bl-store/382/subscribe-today/ It does have some advertising in it...

Also, if...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-26-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By jeffsdear
Thanks for the suggestion, simple living mama....

Thanks for the suggestion, simple living mama. I'll look into it.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-26-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By jeffsdear
I am a translator and provide our family's...

I am a translator and provide our family's income. What is working for me right now is to school in the morning 3-4 and then work in the afternoon - about 5-6 hours. I'm fortunate though because my...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-23-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By jeffsdear
Thanks for your input. I agree with you guys...

Thanks for your input. I agree with you guys that it is more important that he is writing than that he implement the things he is learning, like adverbs and adjectives. So, we'll be focussing more...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-21-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By jeffsdear
My DS happily wrote a story for writing, but I...

My DS happily wrote a story for writing, but I had asked him to use at least 4 adverbs (after we learned about them this week) in it. He didn't do this. So I had him go back and try to insert some...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-18-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By jeffsdear
Quote: Originally Posted by myjo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by myjo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15955715)
So here's a question for you homeschooling moms...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-18-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By jeffsdear
You might try Sonlight. They use a literature...

You might try Sonlight. They use a literature approach to history. You can find most of the books at the library that they recommend, you might need to buy the spines though. You would just have to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-16-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By jeffsdear
Thanks you guys! Today went MUCH better, and my...

Thanks you guys! Today went MUCH better, and my DD said, "I'm behaving much better today, aren't I?" For which I heartily thanked her...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-15-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By jeffsdear
Quote: Originally Posted by Marimami...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Marimami http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15946098)
I personally would just let her play. She's...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-15-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By jeffsdear
My DD 6 made the day rather difficult today! My...

My DD 6 made the day rather difficult today! My DS 9 was reading for schoolwork, and DD kept jumping on him, and wouldn't leave him alone! I had to pry her off of him, and hold her, so she wouldn't...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-12-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,860
Posted By jeffsdear
I had a horrific upbringing and desperately...

I had a horrific upbringing and desperately needed guidance as a young parent back when my now 19 DD was a toddler. I found L&L to be extremely helpful, since she was very strong-willed. It took out...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-12-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,030
Posted By jeffsdear
Quote: Originally Posted by AngelaM...

Quote:
Originally Posted by AngelaM http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15933955)
Ditto on what everyone else has said. You...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-12-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 746
Posted By jeffsdear
We read several sections of "Pedros Journal"...

We read several sections of "Pedros Journal" which is about a fictional cabin boy for Christopher Columbus, and a chapter of "Walk the World's Rim" which is about 3 16th century Spaniards and their...
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