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Copywork and Dictation – As Effective As Ever For Learning

I shared last month that we were helping the boys with writing (what we consider one of the three most important subjects for them to master), and one of the methods we were using was Writing With Ease by Susan Wise Bauer (Well-Trained Mind Press). It’s a method that utilizes copywork, dictation, and narration to […]

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Escape Into The Trees

We recently traversed through the trees in a new adventure for us at Mountain Creek’s TreEscape Aerial Adventure Park, and it was so fun! If you are on the east coast and looking for a fabulous way to get outdoors with the family and have some (sometimes scary) fun, check it out here. TreEscape Aerial […]

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Back To School Haircuts + A Great Clips Gift Card Giveaway!

This post is sponsored by Great Clips, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Back-to-school haircuts are one of those annual events that we all look forward to because kids come out of salons looking fabulous and stylish and trendy. Typically, we get our sons’ buzz cuts every three months (once a […]

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It All Adds Up… Helping Children Excel In Math

Math is one of my favorite subjects, probably because math is a universal language and isn’t really open to interpretation- an answer is right or it isn’t. It’s so pragmatic and practical and useful, and having a good grasp of all areas of math benefits us throughout our lives. The fact is, we will use […]

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Time For Tennis!

I love tennis! I’ve played for years, since I was a teen and my girlfriends and I would spend our Saturday mornings playing at local tennis courts for hours. I really wanted my sons to try it out as well, because tennis is one of those sports that is both active and social, a wonderful […]

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