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Sunporch turned Art Studio

I am a compulsive room changer! Seriously! Company never know which room is what when they come over! LOL! Well… Today I was reading through the fabulous blogs that I follow and I was hit with inspiration!!! This homeschool mom and daughter at the blog Stilllifewithchildren paint on their back porch… and the pictures looked …

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And I quote my son… “that’s how you play in a creek!”

The hike started off clean enough… it’s a 30/30 hike, one that we are quite familiar with at Sioux Passage. But then the kids spotted the old tree bridge across the creek. I have never let them cross it because I was always so afraid of them falling! Well, I am no longer afraid!  See, …

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Making time

I really had to make time today to get the kids out to explore the wild! The day was busy with swim team practice from 9-10. Β Home to eat a second breakfast because they worked up an appetite! Math and reading were completed and Β then outside to play in the back. (Garden watering and weeding …

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Having fun… Tank you very much

We have gone on wilderness excursions for the past three days … And they lasted for several hours each time! I was so sore last night I had to take an Advil just to sleep! Lol!! So today, I decided to take it easy – we went to the playground and played on the playground …

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Our first treasure hunt

What started as lunch in the park ended up being a geocaching adventure! We actually gave up finding the first geocache! Β But we sure had fun trying!Β  The kids were poking sticks into every hole in every tree! Eli was having the most fun making potion!! Eddie found several bones! We found the second geocache!! …

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Overcoming my fear of children and water

My biggest all time fear has been children and water! The fear of my kids drowning has kept me away from bodies of water larger then puddles. Β We have gone out on ponds and small lakes before- but not without life jackets and lots of anxiety! …however all my kids can swim and the fear …

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