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Alexander and I are taking a pottery class through the park district. We are enjoying spending the creative time together and having a lot of fun making stuff. We just started throwing pots on the wheel. This is Alexander’s first go round with the wheel and he’s done very well. I grew up with a […]


Back-to-school Essentials

Since we made the switch from public to homeschool our back-to-school supply list has changed drastically. Here’s the rundown on our essentials.

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Curriculum Shopping

It’s that time of year. We are finishing up this years studies and thinking about the next. I’ve talked to friends, researched online, looked at the learning styles of my guys along with their interests and now it’s time to make some decisions.

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Fossil Hunting

Homeschooling adventure: fossil hunting at Mazon Creek