Monthly Archives: April 2014

Upper Room Literacy Program

So, just to review, this is what I have signed my daughter up for this summer. It’s a free literacy summer camp program… Our Summer Academic Camp is an eight week intense program for students entering 1st – 8th grade.  … Continue reading

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The Art of Distraction

Crying children. Screaming children. Struggling, throw yourself on the ground, recalcitrant children. At some point in your life, whether or not you are a parent, you will encounter the need for the fine art of distraction. It will be one … Continue reading

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Hmmm…Interesting…What Do YOU Think?

I received the following email this morning: I came across your blog when I was doing some research. I found it very interesting as it’s having informative as well as unique contents. We posted an infographic “The Old Way Vs. … Continue reading

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Serious Stuff and Funny Stuff

First the funny stuff… We have six little chicks in our basement right now and Emily suggested we take a picture of her with them. Well, one in particular. “Mama, take a picture that looks like I’m about to eat … Continue reading

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Homeschooling, Unschooling, and Fostering Entrepreneurship

We are unschoolers, which is often construed as being anti-school or anti-learning. That would not be correct. Unschooling is what each of us does on a regular basis in our daily lives. If you are the inquisitive sort, or even … Continue reading

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Pierogi (and Face Painting) Paradise

It’s been far too long since we got together “Team E” – as we have begun to call my daughter Emily and a friend of ours, Elizabeth, along with her husband Brian. But it isn’t a party without our neighbors … Continue reading

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