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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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Bert Dodson, Garden to Bed, and a Letter

Yesterday, we took the most wonderful field trip.  Another family in our home school coop lives next door to the illustrator, Bert Dodson.  Dodson welcomed the group into his studio for the afternoon.  What inspiration. My middle child was fortunate … 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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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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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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His First Novel

This boy…it is so fun to see him get into something.  My 10 year old, W, decided he wanted to start writing a new story the other day.  Usually we ask that he write it out with pencil and paper … Continue reading

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