Monthly Archives: August 2011

A day of learning

The thought of sending my kids off to a classroom to sit at a desk all day makes me cringe. I love the learning that happens throughout the day, all around the house and yard. Here is some of what … Continue reading

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Summer Garden

Plants are thriving, we’re getting cherry tomatoes, yellow zuchini, and cucumbers. Waiting on corn, cabbage, bell peppers, grapes, watermelon and cantaloupe, with pumpkin somewhere in the future. Oh, and the amaranth plants are beautiful…

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The power of Pets

Animals are good for us, especially for kids. When we lived in an apartment in California, I knew we couldn’t add a permanent pet to the family–but I wanted my children to have the experience of sharing life with animal … Continue reading

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