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Learning Notes Week of September 1

Saturday Farmer’s market as usual. We went out to lunch to our favorite on the water location: Jake’s in Hull. Bella and Sophie drew the usual sea scenes, but with much more specificity than usual. Bella drew a tidal pool with a hermit crab, barnacles, snails, anemones, starfish… all right out of Pagoo. Sophie’s was […]

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Learning Notes: All the World’s a Stage

According to my Facebook feed, all the kids who aren’t back to school yet are getting ready to go next week. We’re still chugging along, but we’re about to finish up Volume 2 of Story of the World and to move into SotW Volume 3. I’m also thinking about starting Sophie on Saxon 1 and […]

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Learning Notes Week of August 18

Monday This morning went very smoothly. A good day indeed. I got the girls through math, copywork, and reading by 10. Granted, they did the easiest math– a workbook page in Miquon– and the easiest copywork– a sentence in the workbook, and the easiest reading– a Bob book each. But at least we hit the […]

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Learning Notes: First week of August

Monday Oh it was a very Mondayish sort of Monday. Maybe because last night was a late night? The kids were watching a movie when we got back from our dinner date and we let them finish it, but they got to bed latish. Anyway, neither Bella or Sophie settled easily to their work. I […]

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Learning away from Home: family vacation to Virginia

Last week we went on a fairly last-minute family trip to visit Dom’s mother and sister in Virginia. It was a lightning visit. We left here early Monday morning and got to Fredricksburg at dinner time. We got home late Friday night and I’m still recovering. The trip was fun, awesome, exhausting. Monday was a […]

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