Homeschoolers Attend French Public School

My homeschooled kids are attending public school in France so they can learn French.  They are learning, they are doing well, and I am enjoying the break!!  So we have now been here in France for 4 months.  It has gone well overall.  We are all learning French, the kids are all enrolled in public […]

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A Quick Stop in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Just on the other side of the US border lies the mighty nation of Canada and inside Canada, lies Quebec, practically a whole different country with a lot of French and European influence. And inside Quebec lies Montreal!  No need to fly all the way to Europe to get a feel for the foreign and […]

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Children’s Museum of New Hampshire

This museum is a great size with a lot of really great exhibits.  I took the boys after we dropped my daughter off at her Robotics competition.  We went through the whole thing in about 2 1/2 hrs.  I’m sure younger kids could spend more time there.  There is a nice section for the under […]

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Robotics– Team Phoenix

This is my daughter’s second year participating on the Robotics team – Team Pheonix.  They made it to the championships last year. This is likely their last competition- it was held at the University of New Hampshire.  Her team didn’t do as well this year, they were doing OK at this tournament, even in 3rd place […]

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Washington DC trip

So we have driven past and through DC about 4 – 5 times, but it has never been at a convenient time to go see anything– it’s almost always dark, being about 8 hrs from home.  So this time we stayed in Williamsburg because we have a timeshare there that was already paid for, but […]

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Yorktown Virginia

Yorktown is one part of the historic triangle in Williamsburg, Virginia.  We were only able to drive by last time, but this time we got to get out and look around.  We went to the National Park visitor center.  It was small but very good and informative.  We played on the ship: studied dioramas of […]

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Boston Tea Party Museum and the Old South Meeting House

A couple Saturdays ago we took a trip into Boston to experience some history.  The Boston Tea Party Museum turned out to be quite good.  It was worth the high ticket price. First we met in a mock Old South Meeting House, where each person got a card with a person to role play.  They […]

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Boston Conservatory Intensive Composition Course

My oldest child was fortunate enough to be accepted into a 2 week intensive high school course for  music composition at the Boston Conservatory.  There were a total of 24 students accepted.  They had to submit 2 written compositions, an essay and a letter of recommendation in order to be considered, and of course be […]

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The White Mountains of New Hampshire

The drive up to the White mountains and the Great Stone Face was really really nice.  The kids want to be sure to return in the autumn. We then walked on over to see the Great Stone Face which actually fell off a couple years ago, unfortunately and sadly for many New Hampshirites. In order […]

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Camping at Lake Ossippee — Camp Calumet

I felt so empowered this summer in June, I took my 7 younger kids on a campout to Camp Calumet for 1 night by myself and then my husband and oldest daughter came up the second night.  It was homeschool week at the camp which is a family camp run by the Lutherans.  They run […]

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