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Carschooling, Math, Hens, & Swim Races

Busy week as usual here at Short Street Academy (the informal name my mom has labeled our little homeschool)… Carschooling has been necessary on trips back and forth to classes and sports practices… Molly has started weight conversions – kilograms … Continue reading

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Quiet Weekend (somewhat)

Closing out a quieter weekend than usual…It has been a nice relief for everyone to be just busy enough, but also enjoy hours of “white space” in order to rest and regenerate… The kids had practice Friday night.  My routine … Continue reading

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A Peek Into Our Week

The kids have been preparing for their team’s Swim-A-Thon to be held this weekend. We had a super busy and looooong weekend last weekend with a multi-day swim meet.  Esme discovered that she has a new favorite stroke – backstroke … Continue reading

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Parts of Speech

Busy day today – Esme had art class at our local school, then we had our monthly Vermont History for Homeschoolers class in Montpelier, then we headed half way across the state the opposite direction to swim practice at Dartmouth … Continue reading

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Waterpolo, Valentine’s, and Writing

The kids LOVE  the periodic waterpolo night at swim practice!  A couple of friends have gotten off the bus at our house over the last couple of days to hang then head to swim practice together… Valentine-making seemed like a … Continue reading

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Swim team this winter

We have been spending a great deal of time this winter at the pool.  All three kids are members of a swim club and are working hard to improve their event times.   Homeschooling is going well this year.  We … 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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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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