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Plans? What Plans?

My plan for the day involved a movie, a sparkling clean house, and  newly canned tomato soup lining my cabinets. My reality for the day was runny noses, a not-so-clean house, canning jars stacked neatly in a closet for future use, and … Continue reading

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Underhill Academy Fall 2014

It’s that time again. Time to plan another school year. Fall semester starts August 18th and will run until the week of Christmas. Our day starts early. Every child is expected down for breakfast ready for the day, in proper … Continue reading

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How a Mom Washes Dishes…

Fill sink with hot soapy water. Teen asks for batteries for the wii remote. The fact that there are none is apparently the last straw to a hot and bothersome day. Spend several minutes trying to offer perspective. Give up … Continue reading

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Not What I Ordered… Dreams of Plumbers and Lollipops

“I DON’T WANT THAT!!”, my toddler shakes her head emphatically at her supper. We laugh. My teenager has a similar response to a limit that I feel, as a responsible parent, I must set. It doesn’t seem as cute coming … Continue reading

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The Book of the Lost

The Book of The Lost   Chapter 1 Aoide The children of Cain were dying.   It was a mild summer night and  Aoide stood off from the rest of the women attending the birth. She held a stillborn babe … Continue reading

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Two Unit studies: Human Body and Murals

Human Body (4 Days) We will begin our week at the library, loading up on all the books on the body that we can find. These will be accessible to look at throughout week. target age pre-K-3rd grade Day One: … Continue reading

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Dance

Winter. Sickness. Snow. Cabin fever. This has not been an easy season. Last week, we a little bit extra going on around here as well. I was supposed to go out with some friends yesterday evening, but then life happened. … Continue reading

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