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Forum: Homeschooling May 16th, 2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Spider123
Re: Any other unschoolers here?

Well what's wrong with that?

Forum: Home Birth May 16th, 2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By Spider123
Re: did you announce

I told people in the 20th century, but not the 21st. There is just too much negativity these days. Usually they would ask if the baby "would be delivered" at the nearest or least expensive hospital,...
Forum: 2008 Playroom May 16th, 2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,792
Posted By Spider123
Re: How do you determine if your child is a behavior issue or just being normal?

Louise Bates Ames wrote some very good books about child development that help me not to worry about the rough patches. She has one for each year, and our '08ers are heading into disequilbrium:
Forum: Forty Something (and Plus) Mommies May 16th, 2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By Spider123
Re: how was your Mother's Day?

It was great. My kids gave me a much needed floor to ceiling bookshelf and they even put it together for me. My reference section looks AMAZING! No more milk crates and boards! :) :) :) :)
Forum: Forty Something (and Plus) Mommies May 16th, 2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By Spider123
Re: come out, come out where ever you are

I'm here, but I'm not fortysomething any more; can I still post with you guys?
Forum: Homeschooling May 16th, 2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By Spider123
Re: Anyone have a list of educcation requirements by grade?

Is this what you were looking for, Sassalota?

Typical Course of Study - Curriculum Guide for Preschool to 12th Grade (http://www.worldbook.com/free-educational-resources/typical-course-of-study)
Forum: Moms of Boys October 3rd, 2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By Spider123
Re: Quick Game

Forum: The Resource Vault October 3rd, 2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Sticky: Free Curriculum
Views: 3,373
Posted By Spider123
Re: Free Curriculum

Printable phonics readers for the very young:

Brian Marriott's I See Sam Homepage (http://www.marriottmd.com/sam/)
Forum: Homeschooling October 1st, 2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,036
Posted By Spider123
New Homeschooler

As of this morning, ds is officially a homeschooler!

I haven't filled out the legal paperwork since my older ds jumped ship to ps in 2006.

I just wanted to celebrate.


How is the...
Forum: Forty Something (and Plus) Mommies September 29th, 2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By Spider123
Re: whats for breakfast

Beet hash browns, brussels sprouts left over from last night, and apple muffins.

More like Brunch, I guess.
Forum: Homeschooling September 17th, 2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By Spider123
Re: Preschool Ideas?

Wee Folk Art is really cute, but I mostly used it for ideas instead of sticking to the syllabus:

Forum: Homeschooling September 17th, 2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By Spider123
Re: School district age cut off

I don't pay much attention to it either, other than to obey the applicable laws of my state. When people ask what grade kids are in, they usually want to know how old they are, so that's how I answer...
Forum: JustMommies Welcome Center August 18th, 2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By Spider123
Forum: Homeschooling August 18th, 2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By Spider123
Forum: Homeschooling August 7th, 2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By Spider123
Re: Thoughts/Ideas?

My little guy loves ETC so we're doing it again this year even though I'm kind of "Meh" about it and I also want him to do his big brother's outgrown phonics readers that I LOVE and have used...
Forum: 2008 Playroom August 7th, 2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,372
Posted By Spider123
Re: Toddler websites or computer games

I'm looking for some too. We don't use Adobe Flash, which rules out Starfall and the ones that come with his magazines.

We're using Proconn Latte

Easily block adult sites with the ProConn Latte...
Forum: 2008 Playroom August 7th, 2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By Spider123
Re: Loose teeth?

ds lost both top front incisors recently and the ones on either side are loose too. He's just as cute as he can be and gets excited about the tooth fairy now.

We don't pull them in our family but...
Forum: JM Polls and Challenges August 7th, 2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 15,882
Posted By Spider123
Re: How old are you?

I'm not sure why I can't vote but I'm bummed because I'd win a "weirdest on the board" prize. :D

I'm fifty.

Nope, not "just celebrated my 20th annual 30th birthday" and not the slightest bit...
Forum: Moms of Gradeschoolers August 2nd, 2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 798
Posted By Spider123
best kids' websites

ds has a shiny new Firefox profile with shiny new parental controls and I'm trying to populate his bookmarks.

What do you recommend? He's 6 1/2, reads words fluently but not books yet, and we...
Forum: Heated Debates July 29th, 2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,328
Posted By Spider123
Weston A. Price

Yes, for the five millionth time, I have heard of Weston A. Price no matter how much I wish I could wash my eyeballs out with bleach and live my life in peace as if he didn't even exist!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Homeschooling July 27th, 2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Spider123
Re: 2014-2015 planning thread

You're amazing, Michelle; I wanna be you when I grow up.


Kindy isn't mandatory in my state, so this will technically be my first year homeschooling or else my 18th. It makes my head hurt...
Forum: Homeschooling July 23rd, 2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Spider123
2014-2015 planning thread

What is everybody getting excited about for the coming school year? New curriculum? New classes? Conferences? Co-ops? Park Days? Pretty new plan books and rock bottom prices on pencils?

Forum: Homeschooling July 23rd, 2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By Spider123
Re: Conferences


The Homeschool+ Conference - Homeschooling, Unschooling, & Free / Democratic / Non-traditional Learning (http://www.homeschoolconference.com)

might be directed more towards parents of...
Forum: Forty Something (and Plus) Mommies July 21st, 2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By Spider123
Re: estrogen supplements

Good luck with that.

Anyone else?
Forum: Forty Something (and Plus) Mommies July 16th, 2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By Spider123
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