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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-23-2015, 07:39 AM
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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-23-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 196
Posted By SweetSilver
I am interested. Shake it up, Isa! Sorry...

I am interested. Shake it up, Isa!

Sorry about the weight creep. That is so frustrating.
Forum: Unschooling   03-22-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,831
Posted By SweetSilver
Complain! Complain! I mean, we can overdo it,...

Complain! Complain! I mean, we can overdo it, but a little complaining now and then is something I feel we should be entitled to. We have an attitude of "complaints=bad" and "let's talk...
Forum: Mental Health   03-22-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By SweetSilver
Random thoughts for overthinkers: Self-doubt...

Random thoughts for overthinkers:

Self-doubt over having so much self-doubt? Been there several times today. Yes indeed and it is a strange feeling. Ah, the joys of human consciousness....
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Forum: Mental Health   03-22-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By SweetSilver
newlizzy, I'm surprise the face thing worked as...

newlizzy, I'm surprise the face thing worked as well, and it opens up new possibilities for me, and apparently you as well. Check back with how it's working.

Sorry you get bogged down so much. ...
Forum: Mental Health   03-22-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By SweetSilver
Ummm.... I made that up :p Damned useful term,...

Ummm.... I made that up :p Damned useful term, though isn't it?
Forum: Mental Health   03-22-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By SweetSilver
Yeah, music is something I won't give up. It...

Yeah, music is something I won't give up. It gives me a safe space to experience those emotions. It was mainly at the beginning, after years of not having this music to suddenly have access to all...
Forum: Unschooling   03-22-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,831
Posted By SweetSilver
My best advice is to take a vacation. Stop...

My best advice is to take a vacation. Stop trying to unschool or anything. Spring has only just begun, and it might not look like it everywhere. You are tired being pregnant. Take a breather and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-22-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By SweetSilver
There have been some mamas in and out of this...

There have been some mamas in and out of this forum that "roadschool" (I like the term!)

In the meantime, giving this thread a little bump.
Forum: Unschooling   03-22-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,831
Posted By SweetSilver
Hell yes. Not pregnancy-tired which just floored...

Hell yes. Not pregnancy-tired which just floored me, but still very, very tired. I haven't been posting much because I've been in that state, but believe me, when I post it can very often be filled...
Forum: Unschooling   03-17-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 465
Posted By SweetSilver
Gorgeous work, Miranda! Yesterday I learned...

Gorgeous work, Miranda!

Yesterday I learned a few things that I had been wanting to get to, but it has a sad ending.

I learned about prolapses in chickens, how to (attempt) to treat it. It was...
Forum: Unschooling   03-14-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,831
Posted By SweetSilver
Thanks, littleblackdress.

Thanks, littleblackdress.
Forum: Unschooling   03-14-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,831
Posted By SweetSilver
Almost done with cookie sales-- last booth today....

Almost done with cookie sales-- last booth today. The girls' goal was waaaaay too high and we are wiped out. Last night the girls broke down over a f***ing toothbrush, screamed and very nearly got...
Forum: Unschooling   03-11-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,831
Posted By SweetSilver
It's hard to keep off my soapbox about school and...

It's hard to keep off my soapbox about school and the problems that arise from forced attendance. Recently it was a conversation about the narcissism/praise connection ("you're smart"=bad, "you...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-10-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 196
Posted By SweetSilver
She is a captivating, irresistible woman, that...

She is a captivating, irresistible woman, that Debbie. I think we have all been under her spell now and then. Welcome, SD! Are you weighing in?
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-10-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 196
Posted By SweetSilver
Way to hit the brakes on the weight gain, Isa. ...

Way to hit the brakes on the weight gain, Isa. It's so frustrating when you feel like you can't stop it. Hopefully you can stall it one more week. Maintenance is a victory.

OK, scale, I don't...
Forum: Unschooling   03-08-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,831
Posted By SweetSilver
Thanks. I just wanted to add, for parents...

Thanks.

I just wanted to add, for parents reading "making harnesses" and wondering why their kids aren't making harnesses or something really amazing, these are made with jute twine. Pretty cool...
Forum: Unschooling   03-08-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 720
Posted By SweetSilver
I agree with Miranda. "For now..." works...

I agree with Miranda. "For now..." works wonders. "For now we are just riding that wave to see where it takes us" is my usual comment (I'm more than a bit of a hippie, so I can say it without...
Forum: Unschooling   03-08-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,831
Posted By SweetSilver
The sunny days have kept the girls outside with...

The sunny days have kept the girls outside with their bikes and their chickens and the goldfish. Since dd10 doesn't like going outside unless the weather is fine, I'm loving this unseasonable...
Forum: Unschooling   03-07-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,831
Posted By SweetSilver
Subbing. Nothing much to add, though that...

Subbing. Nothing much to add, though that doesn't mean a lot isn't happening. Just, later.
Forum: Mental Health   03-05-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
  Hello
Views: 66
Posted By SweetSilver
Maybe it's in the air, OrmEmbar, and hello.

Maybe it's in the air, OrmEmbar, and hello.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-05-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 306
Posted By SweetSilver
Knee is getting better now I'm laying off it a...

Knee is getting better now I'm laying off it a bit. No walks, little yoga. I am so busy with cookie season and work that I have to say, it's good timing.
Forum: Mental Health   03-05-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By SweetSilver
Grab a coffee, sit down, and tell me how you're doing

Bouncing back from a very deep low. I'm not going into any of the specific thoughts that were in my head. The came, they depressed me, they swirled around and left. I'm not pulling them back for...
Forum: Mental Health   03-05-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
  Hello
Views: 66
Posted By SweetSilver
Thank you, Neera. I'm feeling better, but...

Thank you, Neera. I'm feeling better, but haven't been that low in a long time and not really sure what it was all about, which makes it stand out. The last time I had a really low time was when...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-04-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 196
Posted By SweetSilver
138 again on Monday. With all these GS cookies,...

138 again on Monday. With all these GS cookies, I'd say maintenance at this point is the goal.

I panic a little when I have a series of those kinds of "eating times". They don't come up very...
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