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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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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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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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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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Seeds, Archery & Kites

What a gorgeous week it has been here in Vermont.  Yesterday afternoon, while I planted seeds… The kids made a kite out of newspaper, sticks, tape, and ribbon… …tested it out in the field behind our home… …set up a … Continue reading

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Staying In Touch

Yesterday was a fun ski day at a new mountain to us here in Vermont.  We have been planning this day trip since last fall – the kids and I got up before day break to get to the mountain … Continue reading

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