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#1 Paradox5

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 12:06 PM

I have been homeschooling too long and used too many materials to use anything I don't actually like. How about you?


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#2 prairiewindmomma

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 12:12 PM

That was me last year. It led to the great book purge of 2017, in which I sold or donated a literal ton of books.  Why waste time on stuff that you don't like (especially when there are so many great choices out there!)???


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#3 soror

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 01:21 PM

LOL, for sure, I decided that long ago. 



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Posted 12 February 2018 - 02:08 PM

I have been homeschooling too long and used too many materials to use anything I don't actually like. How about you?

What about when you realize that one of your kids learns really really differently than you and that you need to be the adult? 

 

(Using a math program now I said I'd never use...)

Emily


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#5 Evanthe

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 06:41 AM

You're convincing me to clean out my bookcases!  



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Posted 13 February 2018 - 10:30 AM

What about when you realize that one of your kids learns really really differently than you and that you need to be the adult?

(Using a math program now I said I'd never use...)
Emily

lol btdt too
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Posted 13 February 2018 - 10:49 AM

I keep thinking I should clean stuff out. And then I look at the trail of little brothers.

I did a little miquon with my first. Then a very little with my second. Never opened it with my third. But now I look at the two littlest guys and can maybe see it working for both of them together. They might like a special math time with them, Mom, and the rods.
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Posted 13 February 2018 - 01:46 PM

I find that if *I* don't like using it, I'm less likely to actually, y'know, actually use it.
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Posted 13 February 2018 - 02:43 PM

I find that if *I* don't like using it, I'm less likely to actually, y'know, actually use it.

Yes, very true! But I've had to expand my definition of "like" to fit one of my kiddos and then just do it.



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Posted 14 February 2018 - 07:18 AM

There's also the problem of "Remember that one program I didn't love.  It might be just the thing now."  Then proceed to buy it AGAIN and not like it AGAIN.  I'm better off with it on my shelf to prevent memory loss.   :laugh:


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