Caroline posing her own way instead of following Rhiannon's direction

Flashback Friday: Theatreworks

Flashback: Our first Theatreworks show was The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe in December 2008. According to my calendar journal, my girls (then 7 and 5) enjoyed the show, but my 19  month old son cried so much during

Caroline posing her own way instead of following Rhiannon's direction

Flashback Friday: Theatreworks

Flashback: Our first Theatreworks show was The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe in December 2008. According to my calendar journal, my girls (then 7 and 5) enjoyed the show, but my 19  month old son cried so much during

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Moms Before Me

This is my mom’s mom held by my great grandmother.  I got to know my great grandmother when I was a teen because she lived almost to her 100th birthday. Next, my grandma is holding my mom.   And finally,

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Moms Before Me

This is my mom’s mom held by my great grandmother.  I got to know my great grandmother when I was a teen because she lived almost to her 100th birthday. Next, my grandma is holding my mom.   And finally,

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Flashback Friday: Five Years Ago Almost To The Day

This was May 8, 2009. I would have chosen today’s date, but had no post that day! I like how it foreshadows my girls’ passion for drama. Drama Club is their most favorite activity. If you’re anywhere near Fredericksburg you

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Flashback Friday: Five Years Ago Almost To The Day

This was May 8, 2009. I would have chosen today’s date, but had no post that day! I like how it foreshadows my girls’ passion for drama. Drama Club is their most favorite activity. If you’re anywhere near Fredericksburg you

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Roman Numerals

Ian was waiting impatiently for Rhiannon to get off the computer so he could have a turn. I pointed to the clock in that room, which happens to have Roman Numerals, and told him how much time he had left

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Roman Numerals

Ian was waiting impatiently for Rhiannon to get off the computer so he could have a turn. I pointed to the clock in that room, which happens to have Roman Numerals, and told him how much time he had left

Families With Screens

Look Up

There’s a video making the rounds on Facebook right now titled Look Up. It implores us to “look up” from our phones because we could be missing a lot. It makes a good point, but I think it exaggerates. Yes, if

Families With Screens

Look Up

There’s a video making the rounds on Facebook right now titled Look Up. It implores us to “look up” from our phones because we could be missing a lot. It makes a good point, but I think it exaggerates. Yes, if

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Flashback Friday: Boats and Spiders

I’m beginning a new theme on this blog, Flashback Fridays. I have been keeping a journal of cute and funny things my kids say over the years, so some stories will come from that. Others will come from my memory. January

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Flashback Friday: Boats and Spiders

I’m beginning a new theme on this blog, Flashback Fridays. I have been keeping a journal of cute and funny things my kids say over the years, so some stories will come from that. Others will come from my memory. January

Welcome to My Office

Indecision

Oh my gosh. Indecision is paralyzing. I’ve changed my blogging around so many times in the last year I’ve lost track and haven’t accomplished much. However, I think I’ve made up  my mind. I’m keeping this old blog that dates

Welcome to My Office

Indecision

Oh my gosh. Indecision is paralyzing. I’ve changed my blogging around so many times in the last year I’ve lost track and haven’t accomplished much. However, I think I’ve made up  my mind. I’m keeping this old blog that dates

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An Even More Awesome Photo! New York city

Go here to see the whole gigantic photo. http://wtc.gigapan.com/wtc/ I almost feel like I’ve been to New York City now! I shared this with my daughters this evening, and we also watched the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3ZG1kZ0dsE

GigaPan New York City

An Even More Awesome Photo! New York city

Go here to see the whole gigantic photo. http://wtc.gigapan.com/wtc/ I almost feel like I’ve been to New York City now! I shared this with my daughters this evening, and we also watched the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3ZG1kZ0dsE

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Well Photographed Awesomely Huge Tree

Well Photographed Awesomely Huge Tree Today my kids and I read this article and watched the video. So awesome! Photo from the article:

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Well Photographed Awesomely Huge Tree

Well Photographed Awesomely Huge Tree Today my kids and I read this article and watched the video. So awesome! Photo from the article:

On a 40 minute drive this afternoon, Ian picked up this magazine and began reading these questions for me to answer. This page is from a free sample of Highlights Magazine available at http://www.highlights.com/media/hfc/highlights/magazines/highlights/welcome-issue/files/assets/common/downloads/Highlights-Magazine_Jan-2013.pdf

How Ian Learned to Read

This summer Ian, age 6, became a reader. I guess it’s time to write another post like How Rhiannon Learned to Read and How Caroline Learned to Read. If you are interested in ideas on learning to read naturally, I

On a 40 minute drive this afternoon, Ian picked up this magazine and began reading these questions for me to answer. This page is from a free sample of Highlights Magazine available at http://www.highlights.com/media/hfc/highlights/magazines/highlights/welcome-issue/files/assets/common/downloads/Highlights-Magazine_Jan-2013.pdf

How Ian Learned to Read

This summer Ian, age 6, became a reader. I guess it’s time to write another post like How Rhiannon Learned to Read and How Caroline Learned to Read. If you are interested in ideas on learning to read naturally, I