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Newcastle, Maine
Unschooler who is now unschooling her children.
Interests: travel, gardening, classical music, personal development, fencing, cooking, reading, writing, sewing, quilting, fabric, attachment parenting, unschooling, knitting,
Recent Activity
I am currently taking a Creativity class at Coursera that just started last week. I think I signed up for it because it sounded interesting, and I was curious as to how you could possibly "teach" creativity. To say this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at The Unschooling Story
December 2008 - Me, Rhi, Lolly and Shere Khan Playing with our newborn - Rhi in 2006.... we thought she had a hard night on the town.... Pretending to sleep April 2012.... Rhi, Lolly and B and various dolls Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at The Unschooling Story
I really don't feel like I have a lot of time in the day to read. And by reading I don't mean the reading of Facebook, emails to my husband, Coursera classes, other people's blog posts, information about my business,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2014 at The Unschooling Story
It's the end of January and what feels like the middle of winter still. January thaw has come and gone, the holidays are all wrapped up and put away for another year. Paternity leave is over and reality is back.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2014 at The Unschooling Story
I make a lot of crafts. As anyone who knows me well will tell you, I am happiest when I am making something. My crafts can be varied from crochet, to knitting, sewing, baking and just general crafting. Projects I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2014 at The Unschooling Story
For me sleep deprivation is a colour and it colours my day. It could be the most gorgeous sunny day outside and if I have had my sleep stolen it might as well be black. Every thing in my world... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2014 at The Unschooling Story
Last blog post published: Start thinking about what blog post will be written next. 15:00 - While washing dishes, thinking about the next blog post, what the title should be, how it should be constructed, different ways and ideas I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2014 at The Unschooling Story
Leigh and I have been earning money through internet marketing and affliate marketing for over ten years now. Our current business is breaking even and even making us a little money on a monthly basis. So when I saw that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2014 at The Unschooling Story
I am in the process of decluttering as I type this so this would be awesome!
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Normally for New Year's Eve we go to a fondue party at a friend's house, we have been there the past three New Year's. This year however that family have just moved into their new home and are still fixing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2014 at The Unschooling Story
Goodbye 2013 and Hello 2014. My Facebook feed is covered in friends wishing each other Happy New Year, the requisite memes, and everyone stating what their resolution for this coming year are. I will not be joining in with the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2014 at The Unschooling Story
That's the first line of one of my daughters' favourite songs. It has been sticking in my head a lot lately as I look out the windows of my house. Winter has arrived this year, and unlike some of the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2013 at The Unschooling Story
What do you give four little girls for Christmas? Why a doll house of course! Our first Christmas in Maine, Santa delivered a play kitchen set to Lolly and Rhi..... Toys filled with imagination are our favorite way to go.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2013 at The Unschooling Story
On Friday 11 October 2013 you finally decided to come and join us in the outside world. And littlest girl of mine you made quite the entrance :) The day started much like most of the days of the preceding... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at The Unschooling Story
What a gorgeous wheel! I would love to win needles or a lovely knitting kit :)
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The sun is just coming up over the houses and I have been up and awake and moving around for almost two and half hours. This is the last day of the year and the social media is abuzz with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2012 at The Unschooling Story
What a lovely giveaway! I would love to win!
Toggle Commented Dec 30, 2012 on SouleMama Sponsor ~ SouLodge ~ at SouleMama
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Today is my birthday. I am 33 today. I write this while nursing my youngest daughter and therefore by some people's standards I am exposed. I remember this time last year being pregnant and waiting. I was really hoping that... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2012 at The Unschooling Story
Last week I had a head cold. Nothing major but as a stay at home mother of three it was shall we say inconvenient? Especially since my roving 10 month old is on a let's-take-everything-out-we-can-reach- and-dump-it-on-the-floor stage of development at... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2012 at The Unschooling Story
It's the weekend! I wanted to take a moment and share this with you in case you haven't discovered that you can send free personalized videos from Santa to all the kids (and adults) in your life. We have been... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2012 at The Unschooling Story
Should woman be protected? Leigh and I started to have this conversation over breakfast this morning. It was rushed as breakfast often is on his current schedule but I am still thinking about that whole concept. Should woman be protected,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2012 at The Unschooling Story
Today is 12.12.12 and I'm late. It's aready 6pm Eastern Standard Time and I have pasta on the stove and sauce in the crockpot and here I am sitting down to write a blog post that I should have written... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2012 at The Unschooling Story
Momma, Momma help me please My little one's tired and has sore teeth Momma, Momma help me please My little one's tired and has sore teeth Help her rest her weary head As the Sandman leads her off to bed... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2012 at The Unschooling Story
Lovely buttons!
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Beautiful, I love the bath scene, something I have done many a time!
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