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Flying Kites: When learning happens

When I was a child, I loved flying kites.  I can remember evenings when my parents would meet up with fellow homeschooling friends and mentors (there weren’t many of us back in the 1980s) to walk and talk at a local park.  Many times I would bring my kite and...
There and Back Again: Part one – Galveston

There and Back Again: Part one – Galveston

In late May, we took a trip to Texas to celebrate my little brother’s graduation from medical school and to reconnect and fellowship with my family.  It was such an amazing time for our family.  And, like every good homeschool mom (insert sarcasm), I turned it...
Photo shoot: Easter 2014

Photo shoot: Easter 2014

This is just a quick post with many pictures and few words for family members far away and any friends who are interested in seeing pictures of the kids as they grow:) We have started a tradition of taking family pictures each Easter morning with this large frame so...

Getting the Most out of Theme Parks…for the Large Family

As you may know, we just took our family of seven kids ages eight months to eleven years old on a trip to California.  After the first (somewhat disappointing) day at Legoland we decided to be proactive on the two Disney days to make sure that the kids all felt like...