"It seems so silly that it never occurred to me to yell "stop hitting me" . I told my son to try this with his sister in the same manner he would yell if a stranger came up and hit him. It really worked! I almost see her wheels…"
"Issues to do with teeth are So Individual; I'm challenged with poor tooth health of my 5 y/o ds.
Genetics do play a big part, but so too does diet. But don't look at it in the conventional, "must remove all harmful sugars/sodas,…"
Thanks for the friend invite. Mia would love to be pen friends with Molly -- e-mail/snail mail, which or both!!??
Mia has basic letter recognition, but not yet able to read/write fluently. She'll enjoy it!
"but a lot of people I know feel that the symptoms they get from the flu shot (which are much milder) are preferable to getting a full-on blast of flu.
This statement makes no sense to me.
How do you *know* that vaccine induced flu-like symptoms…"
To me, 'radical unschooling' is about respectful relationships with others; that which I would love to see globally! To truly LISTEN; no assumption that because I am the older person, I have all the *knowledge* or the authority over what my children must 'learn', academically or otherwise.
how long have you been unschooling or homeschooling?
Still deschooling; kids always homeschooled . . .
first names of children
Mia Rose (26.01.02)
Jude Paul (26.02.05)
Rueben Kade (30.01.08)
Hey, maybe when the UK makes home education too much about hurdles well be down under for the duration! David was short listed for something just south of Melbourne last year, but they decided not to hire him. Maybe someday.
You have the sweetest little ones! This community makes RU look like it is everywhere, but in my town, I only know 2 families who unschool, and I live in a radical open-minded town!
So glad we are friends.
I actually coach (through Skype) a client in WAu.
Life has become so connected!
smiles and joy