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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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Tuck Everlasting and Matter

Esme is starting the book Tuck Everlasting this week in conjunction with studying matter.  She enjoyed making molecules this morning with clay and toothpicks. It was also a lot of fun to split water molecules into hydrogen and oxygen! In … Continue reading

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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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Thinking Ahead On The First Day Of Spring

This is what we did today… We spent the bulk of the day driving back and forth to pick up segments of a large shed. It had been torn down to clear space for solar panels to be installed in … 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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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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Halloween and Learning Pronouns

I must admit that I am not a huge fan of Halloween.  But my kids are super excited! So we hosted a pumpkin carving evening tonight with a few friends.  Two out of three of my kiddos are now able … Continue reading

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The Ladies Are Laying!

We have been waiting (ahem…not so) patiently.  I have been resigned over the last few months to purchase eggs from friends as well as the grocery store.   The day has come when we have a full egg basket on … Continue reading

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