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The Budding Engineer: Lego Bridge Project

Now that Buggle can read he really prefers to spend his roomtime with his nose in a book. This is all very good but since I don’t want him to only spend time in his mind I’ve been looking for … Continue reading

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Easter Preparation: Tuesday

Yesterday was kind of quiet. Bull started out the day with a massive pout because Mouse finished putting away the silverware before he finished putting away the plates and bowls. He then proceeded (before lunch) to fall off of his … Continue reading

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Birds Of A Feather

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An Evening At The Park

Earlier this week the weather was warm and nice. S had an evening meeting so after dinner the children and I went to the little park across the street. It is almost impossible to take still photos of the big … Continue reading

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How Many Blocks Between The Sun and Pluto?

This year I’ve been teaching our early elementary age Sunday School (1st through 4th or 5th grade) and we’ve been going through the account of Creation in Genesis 1 looking at what we are saying when we say “God created…” … Continue reading

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Half As Many Preschoolers

This week is birthday week for Buggle and Mouse! He’ll turn 6 on Wednesday and she will be 5 on Friday. That’s right they are a year and a day apart except in a leap year! Suddenly I will only … Continue reading

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Unit Study: Explorers (More Marco Polo)

After stopping for a couple of weeks to adjust to some schedule changes (the big children now have two out-of-the-house classes every week) we picked back up with Explorers this past week! I’ve been reading aloud a biography of Marco … Continue reading

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First Days of Spring

The past several days have been pretty and warmish. Warm enough to tempt us all outside, even Jack got to play on the porch in the sun! I’ve adjusted the schedule to make room-time later by two hours which gives … Continue reading

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Engineering Problems

Toys seem to go through phases around here. Sometimes the only thing that is popular is the Legos, other weeks the children “cook” endlessly. Lately the thing that has been popular is blocks. Bull started it. I showed him how … Continue reading

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Egg Drop!

Last Sunday I took the two big children to the Science Museum for the annual Egg Drop Contest. There were about 40 kids participating in middle and high school with judges from the local Engineering school some of whom also … Continue reading

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