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by TXGRL
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Kindergarten Cow Unit - Vegan ideas?
Replies: 4
Views: 1432

Re: Kindergarten Cow Unit - Vegan ideas?

If food helps your child connect to information, use the cheese and butter ideas you had above and use the opportunity to educate him on the source of their conventional counterparts, you would not believe how little people know about where their food comes from (I ran a produce co-op for awhile and...
by TXGRL
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Help! I am overwhelmed!
Replies: 10
Views: 3278

Re: Help! I am overwhelmed!

So glad that you have improved what you can and accepted that motherhood is 90% chaos. A friend who's children have homeschooled through high school recently told me a funny story about joining a co-op in the early days of her homeschooling: the group she joined turned out to be more of a play group...
by TXGRL
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:09 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: New to MFW, ok to use 1st after Abeka K
Replies: 3
Views: 1127

Re: New to MFW, ok to use 1st after Abeka K

Thanks, ds seems to be ready for 1st based on the readiness checklists. I am just worrying myself about changing curriculum, I was picturing Bible starting mid story and the 1st half was in the K curriculum or some other absurd scenario, lol. Glad to hear you loved these years!
by TXGRL
Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: New to MFW, ok to use 1st after Abeka K
Replies: 3
Views: 1127

New to MFW, ok to use 1st after Abeka K

We used Abeka for K because it was all I really knew about homeschooling when we jumped in, we got through it but ds & I both hated it, so I did alot of studying and ordered MFW 1st, should arrive in the next week, now I am panicking that I need to do MFW K before 1st, I don't have a specific reason...
by TXGRL
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:43 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Help! I am overwhelmed!
Replies: 10
Views: 3278

Re: Help! I am overwhelmed!

I am obviously late to the party, lol, but I want to encourage you, you are not the only one on a modified school calendar, and many more will be modified before current levels are completed. Life happens, homeschool gives us the freedom to roll with it, and my husband's favorite part: crowd free va...
by TXGRL
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: New School Year Hopes and Dreams
Replies: 8
Views: 2106

Re: New School Year Hopes and Dreams

My family has always pushed private school, dh's family pushes Catholic School, so we had conflict from the start; 3 yrs of private preschool and daycare had ds facing Kindergarten with a teacher that wanted the kids reading by week 6 or failed and he wasn't even close; then I did the math, my entir...