Anatomy of an Afternoon

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Amazing what a mess just four of my children can make, isn't it? But at least it's creative chaos. They are all engaged in something that isn't TV, video games or gossip with friends. This photo is probably the heart … Continued

What We Read

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  I’ve had a few readers recently ask how we choose our read-aloud books. I wish I could tell you I had some grand plan about which books to read and when. Some map, covering sixteen important topics for growing … Continued

Connections

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I've noticed a direct correlation between my time spent preparing and enthusiasm on the part of my children. I purchased some new art materials (pastels and craypas) just trying to broaden their art experiences. All I had to do was display … Continued

Sunday Afternoon Fun

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Remember my just turned nine year old, who got a firestarter, match holder, survival skills and outdoor adventure books for his birthday? Take a look at how he spent his Sunday afternoon. Sewing himself some camouflage pants, so he can hide from … Continued

First Day of School {Seattle Aquarium}

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I had every intention of starting school yesterday. Really. Even with all of the action around our house lately. But we seem to be beginning our year in a less-than-auspicious manner. Sunday night when I went to install our Switched-On-Schoolhouse … Continued

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