Category Archives: Typical Days

More Rain

Whew. When it rains it pours! We have actually been having quite a nice spring, but today we were completely deluged with over 4 inches. A couple of weekends ago we got 5.5 inches in one day. Our new rain … Continue reading

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Another Benefit of Video Games

Brotherly Tolerance Cooperation  

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My Poor Crocuses

So last week it got really cold for a few days (by northern Virginia standards…below freezing) and today it was 70 degrees. It seems to have been doing this for awhile this winter..days of really cold followed by days of … Continue reading

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A Geodesic Experience

One of the advantages to living where we do is the wealth of museums, many of which offer homeschool classes. One such class was the Geodesic Dome class that Jason took at the National Building Museum. This the second class … Continue reading

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Live Blogging from a Birthday Sleepover

So Jason’s best friend Jack from Ocean City came up this afternoon to help celebrate a belated 11th birthday for Jason. They are having a blast. So far they have done a little of everything…some legos, some pokemon, some Age … Continue reading

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Homeschool Update

Just realized that I have not really talked much about what we have been up to lately. This is mostly for family who might be interested, so feel free to skip if you want! This Fall wound up being really … Continue reading

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What we are up to

Things are still moving along. I am trying to squeeze in enough time to do everything that I want to…not enough hours in the day. We seem to be back on track as far as not being quite so over … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

The boys had a blast as usual. It is late, so I will just post a few pictures…Jason was a black night and Kyle was a Phoenix Ninja (which is completely different then the Silver Ninja he was last year, … Continue reading

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Finding Our Rhythm

Now that we have finally been home for a little while, it seems as if our days are slowly starting to find their rhythm. Not sure what it is this year, but I really feel like things are coming together … Continue reading

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One of those wonderful days

OK, I was going to post about our trip to Williamsburg, but I have not had time to download the pictures yet and we ended up having a really fun, comfortable, easy going day today. So I want to record … Continue reading

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Busy, Busy, Busy

Oh my! We come back from the beach and just jump right in. What was I thinking! This week has been a whirlwind and it does not look like it is going to slow down for at least another few … Continue reading

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Learning Snippets

This is a recreation of the post I lost the other night…I had the boys re-tell their stories, which they thoroughly enjoyed. The idea was to record some of the small snippets of learning that happened throughout the day. These … Continue reading

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Getting back into the swing of things

Still have a major cough and not as much energy, but starting to feel a bit more normal. We had a fun, relaxed day where things just sort of flowed very nicely. We got up and moving this morning and … Continue reading

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Typical Day

Coincidently enough, two of my homeschool email lists had posts from moms wanting to relax their homeschooling and asking what a “typical unschooling” day looked like. Well, we never really have a “typical day” around here as much of the … Continue reading

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April Beach Pictures

  Here are the pictures I promised. We had a blast riding bikes up and down the boardwalk. Jason and Jack got to ride the “banana bikes” and loved it!    Kyle and Jamie were just a touch too short for the … Continue reading

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So tired…

I stayed up way to late last night after we got home from the beach. And got up way too early this morning. Had a fun day, but I am beat! So I am going to be a good girl … Continue reading

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We are back from the beach!

What? You say you did not realize that we were even at the beach? oops! I kept meaning to mention it, but kept getting distracted by other subjects. Ya gotta love the internet! What would I do without it. Yes, … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans…

I was all set to actually make it out to the Nova Unschooler’s park day today…weather was supposed to be gorgeous and our schedule has freed up lately (Tuesday mornings used to be our only morning to take it easy … Continue reading

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Peeps, Glorious Peeps!

A simple Peep. Looks rather innocent, doesn’t it? As soon as the boys saw Peeps in the store, they had to get them. Why you ask? Because they wanted to blow them up in the microwave! Of course! We did this … Continue reading

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Not enough hours in the day (even with more daylight!)

We have been so busy and I do hope to someday have time to catch everyone up! I keep writing blog posts in my mind, but then can’t seem to find the time to get them onto the computer. Spring … Continue reading

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