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  1. After 9 years of homeschooling, I'm throwing in my hat (for now) and enrolling my 5 school-age kids into a really good charter school next year. At this point I feel like they will get a better education there than what I am able to give them. We'll see! I'm sad and excited.
    7 points
  2. I start nursing school on February 1st. My first pair of scrubs arrived today. Size medium! And they weren't even tight!
    5 points
  3. I joined this board when my oldest was a year and a half old. I now have four kids and the youngest is a year and a half old, and we are doing our first year of “official” homeschool thanks to the pandemic. I feel prepared-ish and like I’ll be able to muddle through with help. Thanks all!
    4 points
  4. Just a quick update since I've mentioned my morning sickness in so many places. I finally got my meds so I will be eating, drinking and sleeping better, but chronically foggy headed so please excuse the typoes. 😁
    4 points
  5. What I am most looking forward to about tomorrow is NOT being told to go vote. Or how to vote. Or what my vote means. Or how lucky I am to vote. I'm over it. I voted a week ago, leave me alone.
    3 points
  6. When my kid is on a stage, if he doesn't pick his nose it's a victory. He might be disassembling the microphone, but at least no fingers up the nose.
    3 points
  7. I’m going to do something rare for me. In light of the pandemic and the ever greater greater importance of staying connected, I’m going to open up my social media accts. If anyone wants to follow/friend or whatever it’s called. PM me for my info. I’m 98% of FB bc my other accts are fairly new but I do have Instagram, Snapchat, and twitter too.
    2 points
  8. If TP doesn't come back into stock soon, I'm really going to regret having recycled that Rainbow Resource catalog!
    2 points
  9. Well, I've finally reached veteran homeschooler status. I just bought a set of curricula that was already on my shelf. 😩
    2 points
  10. I love that we are a board where a mom posts a newborn picture just a few hours after birth. How sweet to be a part of a place where people know they are so loved, and want to share such a sweet moment!
    2 points
  11. We are DONE, people! Graduated the youngest on Saturday.
    2 points
  12. Yesterday, I submitted our education plans for next school year, for the first year we've had to do so, and they were already approved! What a relief to get such a major stress off my shoulders!
    2 points
  13. My two homeschooled twin girls are now at UC Berkeley!!! Still have 16 years old, 11 yrs old and 7 year old homeschooling.
    1 point
  14. I made an Instagram acct just for my puppy. 🤪
    1 point
  15. Hi Lori. I know I haven't been around for a while. Kids are grown, and I have moved into a career I am thoroughly enjoying. However, with HSing popping up in the news, I thought I would visit to see what you all are up to. I did a couple of searches and eventually landed on a comment you made during a discussion of the Hobbit back in January. I dug around on an old hard-drives and actually found those videos. I watched them this morning and can't thank you enough for mentioning them. Happy Times to be sure! Hope you and yours are doing well! Thank you, Janice Enjoy you
    1 point
  16. Hi BlsdMama, Can I just be nosy and ask: What did you end up doing with your kitchen cabinets way back when? I think you'd started a thread about the possibility of repainting / refinishing? Sometimes I see your profile pic pop up and I wonder what you decided to do about the cabinets... Searched for the thread -- couldn't find it... But I'm curious! It seemed like a huge job to tackle and I've wondered if you decided to DIY it?
    1 point
  17. Headed to Gameschool Con 2020 tomorrow. This is our second year. We had a blast last year, so the kids and I are very excited! Come join us next year! https://www.gameschoolcon.com/
    1 point
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  19. You know it's a good trip when, mid-water slide, your 8yo screams, "I love spending time with yooouu!" 😂
    1 point
  20. Hey! Would you delete your quote from my post? I'm going to address this situation in my usual way and don't want it to get any nastier than possible.
    1 point
  21. Woo I love this site. Much better and lots more information than the facebook groups I've joined. 🙂
    1 point
  22. Good luck with the start of nursing school SC! I would say knock'em dead except it turns out we nurses are supposed to knock'em healthy 😄
    1 point
  23. Hiding in the corner with my chocolate......
    1 point
  24. Hi Lori, We have been doing school for about two weeks. I continue to be so grateful for the help you gave me. History is so much more enjoyable and I also feel like we are both learning. I just ordered four of the Kids Discover Magazines which you listed as a resource. I think he will enjoy reading these on his own. We have enjoyed re-watching some of the Great Courses Ancient History & Decisive Battles lectures with Gregory S. Aldrete. We love him :) Thanks Again! Paula
    1 point
  25. Survived my first day of homeschooling two kids!
    1 point
  26. Hi! I see you stopped by to visit. Hope to see you around here, at least every once in awhile.
    1 point
  27. Aww you Girls! You sent me a showbag! ❤️❤️
    1 point
  28. Year-round schooling is really great....until you have to actually school year-round!
    1 point
  29. Squee! I got to see Bernie Sanders speak in person today!
    1 point
  30. I am hanging in there. Mourning the death of my oldest son.
    0 points
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