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    Yesterday, 06:23 AM
    NZ_Mama replied to a thread Linguistics in Homeschool Curriculum
    I don't know how much I would trust the content of this. I had downloaded a sample of the first two chapters (available on the Ellen McHenry website)...
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    06-20-2018, 05:39 PM
    NZ_Mama replied to a thread Roll call, 6/20 in Roll Call
    Winter solstice here. So over winter already and we have barely started! We may go to the lantern parade/festival that our city does. Otherwise not...
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    06-15-2018, 04:53 PM
    NZ_Mama replied to a thread science?? in Homeschool Curriculum
    We have the Usborne Science Encyclopedia, and my kids love sitting down and just picking a random section to read and going through the web links. ...
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    06-13-2018, 01:38 AM
    NZ_Mama replied to a thread Roll Call, 6/11 in Roll Call
    I hope you can find some insurance that is affordable! I must say we do not miss the whole US health system. It's crazy expensive. We have public...
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    06-13-2018, 01:24 AM
    NZ_Mama replied to a thread Roll Call, 6/11 in Roll Call
    We had a "worked" day today for DD 5. Yesterday we went to a local garden center and bought various things to feed the birds (suet balls and...
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    06-11-2018, 09:04 PM
    NZ_Mama replied to a thread Roll Call, 6/11 in Roll Call
    I don't know if anything is really working or not working for us. It is all just kind of going by without a lot of drama but not super successful...
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    06-11-2018, 08:47 PM
    Sorry I don't know any recipes because we do not have one, but my mum mainly uses hers for large pieces of meat (like a whole chicken or a leg of...
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    06-11-2018, 06:44 PM
    Does he like any sort of ball sports that he could do skills practice for on his own, like soccer or basketball? Or a martial art, if you can find...
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    06-06-2018, 10:41 PM
    NZ_Mama replied to a thread science?? in Homeschool Curriculum
    I find the thought of teaching science that is not really science, because you are going to underline it with a big dose of mistrust based on...
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    06-06-2018, 01:18 AM
    I would try to also think of all the good things about homeschooling one child. Things like you don't have to juggle teaching multiple age groups, or...
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    06-04-2018, 08:38 PM
    Math Whizz teaches. It is meant to be an online tutor, and has a practice/revision area that is separate from the tutor/teaching section. I know you...
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    06-04-2018, 03:49 AM
    I checked Math Whizz and they have a US site as well, so maybe you can get a US version. You can do a free trial of it. I am not sure how it would...
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    06-04-2018, 01:35 AM
    My daughter uses Math Whizz, which is a British one, and I think you can get it on ipad, but we have never tried it. She really loves it. Its pretty...
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    05-30-2018, 07:18 PM
    NZ_Mama replied to a thread Roll Call, 5/30 in Roll Call
    So cold here at the moment, frosty starts to the morning, clear sunny days, and then cold at night. Ergh and we are not even anywhere near the...
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New Zealand-based homeschooler of DD almost-10 (year 5 [NZ system]) who is gifted with processing speed issues, and testing it out with DD 5 (year 0 [NZ system]) who is a whirlwind of energy.

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