Monthly Archives: January 2014

Even Olympians Fall

Earlier this week the girls, my parents, and I attended an “open to the public” practice of Olympics-bound US figure skaters Nate Bartholomay and Felicia Zhang.  It was a spur-of-the-moment field trip for us but I couldn’t let the opportunity pass by … Continue reading

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Stella’s First Dance Recital

We added ballet to Stella’s schedule back in October.  Considering how much she loves/requires movement, dance was a natural extracurricular choice for her.  I’ve been meaning to share these pictures from Stella’s first recital this past Christmas. After her performance, … Continue reading

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When Homeschooling Sucks

Let’s be honest here; I’ve been going through a bit of a rough patch and I don’t just mean on my blog, although that too has suffered.  Doc McStuffins would probably diagnose me as suffering from a common case of … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Revelation in the New Year

We started school last week after our impromptu holiday break.  Having all those days of leisure to compare to our scheduled homeschool routine helped bring some much needed perspective to our lives.  We function so much more effectively and happily … Continue reading

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – Safari Ltd. Figures and Toobs

My girls have a lot of toys.  Let me repeat that- a lot. of. toys. Without fail though, there’s one group of toys so large and all encompassing that they get played with all the time.  Other toys come and … Continue reading

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