"I'm in WA state and we've encountered no problems from the school board whatsoever. I turn in a "Declaration of Intent" each fall (they can get you a copy at your local district office) and no one has ever asked me ANYTHING. They…"
The Organic Sister came up with a pretty fantastic idea last week. On Monday, August 17th, as many homeschooling & unschooling parents as possible will post quotes, links, thoughts, etc on NOT going back to school, and not attending traditional school in general. Anybody who has a twitter page is welcome to participate! Just make sure you add the hashtag #notbacktoschool at the end of your relevant posts! If you have room, maybe add…See More
"We're in WA and I took the course to get certified back when I was pregnant with my son, just so it'd be an option down the road. The class was cheap and only 2 days, 8 hours each day. They even provided childcare. It was through a local…"
September 14, 2009 at 4pm to September 18, 2009 at 12pm
Chautauqua [shu - taw - kwa] Noun. Seneca name meaning child. An educational and recreational gathering lasting five days. Oregon Chautauqua, named after the original event in NY State, is held at anocean retreat center near Lincoln City, Oregon. Founder, Kim and Mike Gordon, started another Chautaugua after moving to Oregon over 16 years ago. Today, the annual retreat is run by a group of volunteers and headed by Kim/Mike's daughter Haley who has been in every Chautaugua.Joy is manifest,…See More
"You know you're desperate for adult interaction when you post an ad on craigslist that you want to start an unschooling group.
Considering this is also the way I found my best friend a year and a half ago, I have high hopes. Please cross your…"
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I'm interested in: being Silas' mom, HAES, cooking, hanging laundry on the line, autonomy, working towards peaceful parenting, living near the water and away from the city, not washing my hair, DIY, architecture, working with my hands, homeschooling/unschooling, used book stores, IKEA, ETSY, fat activism, being sarcastic, ice water, beards, humanism, home decor, saving money, intuitive eating, freethinking, people watching, making lists, reading memoirs and biographies, dispelling myths and breaking stereotypes, thrifting, sewing, NPR, grilled cheese sandwiches.