Unconventional Europe Trip — Days 3 – 5 Copenhagen To Hamburg To The Netherlands and Belgium

Our trip to Europe is continued from this link. So the rest of the day was spent traveling from Copenhagen to Hamburg.  It was about 5 hours on the trains, if I remember correctly.  We left the beautiful park and first headed to the metro to get on there to go to the train station. […]

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Travel Through Europe — Day 2 Copenhagen – 8 Kids- 1 Family

Traveling With Kids Copenhagen was a great way to start our trip.  It was quite relaxing.  With a large group and so many kids, we just see what we can do in the time allotted.  The kids did great.  It was all very new for them, although big cities are big cities and they are […]

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Travel Through Europe — Day 1 Boston- Copenhagen – 8 Kids- 1 Family

Logistics Of Traveling and Moving At The Same Time So we were so busy cleaning and clearing, getting ready to move, we sort of forgot about our plan of flying into Copenhagen and then making our way down south to France where we were moving to.  We had always heard that travel in Europe is […]

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Exercise : Getting Started — Keeping It Up!!

I finally went running for the first time yesterday since we’ve moved here to France!  I had almost forgotten how good it feels and how important exercise is to help you with pretty much everything.  So I put together some points to help you get motivated to start if you haven’t been exercising regularly and […]

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My Experience Getting Ready For An Overseas Move

Moving Is Always Painful I am still alive, there were times I wasn’t sure we were going to make it and there were a lot of times my husband and I wondered if it was worth all the effort.  The reality though is that moving is moving, and moving is painful whether it is near or […]

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Homeschool Field Trip To Cape Cod

It’s important to take time to celebrate accomplishments especially when you are homeschooling, because nobody else is going to acknowledge them.  It’s important to take time to say, “Good job, we did it, we are done, let’s go celebrate!”  So even though we were in the midst of packing, clearing and storing, we took some […]

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Homeschool Summer Schedule

To School or Not To School During the Summer So what I have found for my kids during the summer is that they tend to get into trouble or beg to watch too many shows or play too many video games if we don’t have any structure at all.  So I have found that even […]

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Moving To France

So we will be moving to France this summer! We have been working on it and moving towards it for awhile.  These are the most common questions I am asked about it: Why are you going? My husband is a computer programmer.  He works from home and he is good at his job.  Living overseas is […]

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Homeschooling Methods Summarized!

How to Homeschool — Different Methods There are many ways to homeschool, it can feel overwhelming in fact with all the options.  There is everything from a Traditional all in one curriculum to unschooling where you learn as you pursue your interests.  This will be a brief synopsis of each type just so you can get your […]

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Be Wary of Certainty and Your Brain — Big Weekend Idea

Big and Helpful Ideas on the Weekend Hopefully on Fridays moving forward I will be discussing a “Big Idea”.  Something that is useful and helpful for you in your life and in your education and that of your children.  This is the first of the series: The Brain and Certainty We’ve all heard the old […]

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