Monthly Archives: July 2012

Brushed up on your Latin lately?

I haven’t done any blog posts yet on our experience with Visual Latin.  Truth be told, my oldest is still just a bit too young to tackle the pace of the lessons and the humor involved would probably be over … Continue reading

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Family Adventuring

Eek! Monday already!?!?!  Anyone else’s weekend just whiz by in a blur?  I really can’t complain though; our family had an adventuresome two days that left many a smile on many a face. I mentioned recently that the girls are getting more interested in … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Coffee Table Book, and the start of a new hobby

Mira celebrated her 6th birthday last weekend and some of her gifts were inspired by her latest interest- birds. Now I should mention that I have no issue with birds but they never really captured my attention before.  At least … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – July 25, 2012

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The 100 Best Sites for Pregnancy and Parenting

Last week I was contacted by the folks over at Online UltraSound School and informed that I had been nominated as a finalist for their list of The 100 Best Sites for Pregnancy and Parenting. Today I was very pleased … Continue reading

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The Smell of Space

As per my daily routine, I was perusing my science/astronomy news sites on the web when I saw a link to a story about the smell of space.  At first I thought it might be some hokey rationalization of how space … Continue reading

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Adventures in Art – Alexander Calder

YAY!  It’s time for another installment of our Adventures in Art series! Last week we finished our Alexander Calder unit and what a frolicsome time we had!  I have to admit, I didn’t know much anything about Alexander “Sandy” Calder until I … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – July 18, 2012

While visiting Korea, Howard bought the girls some new toys.

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To Plan or Not To Plan– No Wait! Definitely To Plan

I’ve been feeling rather guilty over here lately.  I expected to school year-round but we hit a large hiccup shortly after spring break.  (Yes, that far back.) That was when we finished early the planned lessons and activities I had originally prepared; and I’ve … Continue reading

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Pool School – Continuing with education during the lazy days of summer

Yes, summer in Florida means one thing: POOL TIME! I think my girls have an unspoken pledge to make themselves as perpetually pruney and water-logged as possible this season.  They come running and stripping off their clothes when they hear me slide … Continue reading

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