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Fall Capsule Wardrobe

Fall Capsule Wardrobe

What to wear when you never have the time? Here's my fall capsule wardrobe. It's a handful of coordinating clothes that make getting ready effortless. read more

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Teaching with Google My Maps

Today I want to share a fun, free, and versatile resource for teaching: Google My Maps! There are SO many things you can do with maps to help connect kids to the world. One of my son’s favorite activities is dragging the little yellow person icon to a road to check...

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Required Reading for Social Justice

It's been a tough week. There's been a range of emotions from anger to disbelief. But for anyone who's been reading and listening, there's no surprise about what happened on Tuesday night. Our country has an ugly past of white supremacy and oppression of any group...

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Why I Homeschool.

I fell asleep early with the kids. The first results were starting to come in. I woke up at 2 AM to see the latest news. I figured it would still be too close to call. I was thinking we were headed for another Bush v Gore. We weren't. Instead the call was made at...

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Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder

A few years ago, I woke up one spring morning and felt like a weight had been lifted from my chest. I was suddenly infused with energy and excitement. It was only then that I realized I’d been depressed for months. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a common...

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South Africa Unit Study

Today I'm sharing a South African interdisciplinary unit study that we did a few months back. We had learned about India and I asked him to choose another country to learn more about. He chose South Africa no doubt because of the interesting wildlife that is found...

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Project Playground: Meadowood Regional Park

We've visited Meadowood Regional Park in North Baltimore County a few times. Most recently we were there for a NOT Back-to-School Picnic. Meadowood is a park I feel we ought to love, but it seems every time we go, there's some kind of issue. It's either too windy, to...

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