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First Day of Not-back-to-school.

And so it begins. Out of all the crazy adventures I’ve been party to over the years, this is the one I’m the most excited about, and definitely the one I’ve planned for the most. 222 more words


DIY Lacing Cards- Underwater Sewing Skills

Underwater sewing.  How fun does that sound?  Okay the reality is not quite sewing underwater, but sewing with an underwater theme.  This Mama Frog has always loved lacing cards, but what I did not always love was trying to wrap tape around the end of yarn to make my own laces.   331 more words

Teach the Children

Why wasn’t she moving faster? Didn’t she understand that I wanted her to get through the material in the next half hour? I really wanted to get through this part of our day so we could move on to other things. 451 more words


Back to School Shopping

I was always ready to get back to school. By Labor Day weekend, the days were getting shorter and the mornings cooler.  Swimming and running around shirtless were getting old and I was ready to throw on some jeans and re-connect with my school friends. 143 more words


Our First Three Weeks in California Photoblog

Sometimes you meet truly kind people who go over and beyond for you. Thank you so much, Hillary. This made move-in weekend so much easier. I know I already mentioned this. 437 more words

Military Life

September Learning: Apple Harvest!

After a “summer vacation” in July and August that included traveling to Michigan and spending a week at a lakeside cabin with family and getting back into nature, many Chicago adventures (including Millennium Park and Adler Planetarium) and, you know, moving to a new apartment, we’re getting back into the swing of “school” this September by celebrating/learning with a unit I’m calling “Apple Harvest!” 265 more words

Creating a Homeschool Portfolio

Creating a portfolio means you will have a record of your homeschooling success. From the very beginning this is the most essential part of any lesson, trip or project. 345 more words