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Water, Judo and Films

We had a fantastic water-splashy time at our weekly social group, Curious Minds.  The girls are beginning to feel more settled there and M looks forward to it all week! 352 more words


A Mote In Time

I have loved you                                                

For all of my existence

Through eons passed

For time itself.

Our souls travel one path


Reflections of each other… 60 more words


The home education community constantly grows

Just had a great trip to meet a group of home educating parents in London. 

Although it might have been better if it wasn’t a heatwave in which to swap my usual breezy rurality for the big city. 146 more words

Enid Blyton, It's Your Fault I'm A Bookworm

My first introduction to Enid Blyton was in grade two during our class storytime at the end of the school day. We’d sit on the carpet in the front of the classroom, and listen to our teacher, Mrs James, read to us. 325 more words


From traffic to pool time

We had a super busy day today, parts of it were really tough but most of it has been lots of fun. We had to rush out of the house to get TJ to a dermatologist appointment in Bellevue. 479 more words

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Ancient Mechanicals

So this is the ‘something really good in London’ we had tickets for today: Ancient Mechanicals at the Unicorn Theatre.  Bit weird that an exhibition is in a theatre, but never mind – it was brilliant! 366 more words


The Meaning of It All

Making meaning is the point of reading. Whether your child reads a story or an informational book, if she can’t remember what she read, or understand how the parts fit together, she’s missing the whole point of reading. 331 more words

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