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  1. Oh, my goodness, you just saved my 17yo an entire class! I did not even think about how much time this girl spends outside ID'ing plants & animals, growing gardens, experimenting with plants/fertilizers, etc! Between all of that over the past 3 years, she most definitely has a Biology AND a Botany credit! She earned 2 Astronomy credits because that's where her passion lies. All of her science has totally been unschooled (she's my only "natural" unschooler, except for math LOL). Thank you!!! Also, I loved how you pointed out that we can take things slowly, at their pace. I've almos
  2. Thank you for all these ideas! Lots to think about, for sure. I'm really glad I still have a couple of months before I need to get up and running again. I will have to play around with the search function. I'm bad at search terms. LOL I have realized over the past few weeks that my ASD dd will be 16 next month, but she's still solidly at middle school level in most subjects, and I've been trying to fit her into high school level. No wonder she pretty much wasted this entire year! I was asking her to do hard things. 😕 I definitely need to somehow combine as many kids as possible for a
  3. Hello, everyone! I am new to Classical, though I've done Charlotte Mason when my oldest few were younger. Then we switched to more unschooling/relaxed, and the past few months we've been doing a little more trending toward traditional. I just got The Well-Trained Mind from the library and loved the first half so much, I bought it. LOL I'm just not sure how on earth to do this. I have 10 children, 17 down to 5. 5 of them are internationally adopted, so they are pretty far behind their typical grade levels plus some special needs going on (trying to figure all of those out). My 5 bio kid
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