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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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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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New Skills – Soccer, Cooking, Needle Felting, & Math

So many new skills being developed around here this fall… It has been encouraging watching my younger girls follow in their older brother’s and dad’s footsteps and develop a love for the game of soccer.  The season is over as … Continue reading

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2015/2016 Curriculum – 2nd Grade

In this first year of homeschooling, I have been pleased with most of our curriculum choices. 2nd Grade: History/Geography – Story of the World & Moving Beyond the Page – we generally start off our day by reading a chapter from … Continue reading

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Spelling, Soccer, & Snakes, Oh My! (among other topics)

More productive days in our learn at home journey… As usual, yesterday the day started off with reading Story of the World (early modern times) all together, then on to Keyboarding Without Tears, Handwriting Without Tears, as well as (mostly) independent learning … Continue reading

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2015/2016 Curriculum – 6th Grade

  In this first year of homeschooling, I knew we would need to refine our curriculum after getting started.  But, I can’t tell you how happy (overall) I am with the options that we have chosen thus far. 6th Grade: … Continue reading

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Finally Homeschooling

Well, we did it…we have taken the plunge…the kids are now learning at home on a daily basis. Rather than continuing to feel WAY behind on posting about this journey of ours, I decided to simply post a smattering of … Continue reading

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15 Minutes Of Fame

My littlest performed in a figure skating show as a part of her skating club recently.  The performance raised a significant amount of funds to be donated to our local children’s hospital.  When the newspaper ran a little piece, guess … Continue reading

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Spring Is Around The Corner

Spring lacrosse started for my ten year old tonight – he was thrilled – he is on the right in the green shorts in this shot.  Starting with a new team of 5th and 6th grade boys in a new … Continue reading

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