Tag Archives: 6th grade

Chemistry – Buckyballs

We are diving back into chemistry with Will’s current Moving Beyond the Page 10-12 unit centering around “The Giver” by Lois Lowry. Yesterday was one of those leisurely days when we did not have piano or sports practice or a … Continue reading

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Coop, The Family Under The Bridge, And Girls Lacrosse

Every Tuesday morning, the kids and I head down to our local library for our homeschool coop day. We are fortunate to live close enough that we can walk or bike back and forth easily. On coop days the kids … Continue reading

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Schoolwork And Extracurricular Commitments

There are some days when I ponder how much more schoolwork we could get accomplished if we weren’t always running off to practices and other extra enrichment activities… But the fact is that we are able to more easily participate … Continue reading

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Spring Nature Field Trip And Lacrosse Clinic For Giants

Well, we certainly were not stuck inside all winter – we skied more than we have ever skied – having two of the three kids on an alpine ski team for the first time. But, I must say, with most … Continue reading

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Long break…

So I wasn’t planning to take such a long break from blogging, but life has been so busy this winter… Wonderfully busy – lots of family time, more skiing than any of us have ever done (despite the bleak snow … Continue reading

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Immersed in the Civil War

My oldest has had lots of opportunities over the last couple of weeks to really dive into the American Civil War.  I regularly reflect on what a blessing this is that we are homeschooling this year – allowing him to … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Ryhthm

So, yesterday, my youngest had her first dry land training for alpine ski team – she was so nervous, but ended up having a total blast – phew!  She loved the other kids, adored her coaches, and got to play … Continue reading

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Simplicity

There is nothing like a project simple enough that all supplies can be gathered and steps can be completed independently by my 7 year old – a couple of paper cups, a piece of string, and a couple of paper … Continue reading

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Tryouts

Tonight, my oldest conquered his fears and tried out for a travel lacrosse team for next spring.  Even if he doesn’t make the team, we are very proud of him for overcoming his anxiety, showing up, and playing hard.  What … Continue reading

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Alpine Ski Team – Trying Something New

My oldest has asked for years to be a part of an alpine ski team.  This is the year we decided he could try it out.  We are not entirely sure what we are in for – aside from the … Continue reading

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