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2014 Spring Travel Edition: England, Wales & Ireland

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At the beginning of this spring, my family and I were able to take a two and a half week trip to England, Wales and Ireland. Besides Canada and a British territory, we had never been able to travel to a foreign country on our travels, so this was a very big and exciting trip [...]

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Our April 2014 Unschooling Resources & Activities

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I’m still playing catching up with my learning logs so I didn’t write a lot this month about the things we did- pretty much just made out a list for you! But I’ve included lots of links in case you want to research any resource in more depth. Highlights of the Month: Went to lots [...]

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A Video Highlight of our 2013-14 Unschooling Adventures

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I wanted to share with you the annual DVD I made for the kids’ birthday which highlights some of our favorite memories over the past year. I’ll be back next week to share our April 2014 Unschooling Resources & Activities. Enjoy! Share on Facebook

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Our March 2014 Unschooling Resources & Activities

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Once again, I’m hopelessly behind in posting our learning logs. As you’ll find out over the next few weeks, we’ve had a heavy travel schedule. Since I am so behind, these next three months learning logs are going to be pretty much bare bones. I’ve listed most of what we’ve accomplished, but I’m not going [...]

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Our February 2014 Unschooling Resources & Activities

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It seems like I’ve lived in layers of clothes, hats and gloves this February- even inside my house! It’s been a cold, cold month here in Chicagoland. We’ve had snow on the ground nonstop for almost three months now. I’ve never liked the cold anyway, and now I REALLY hate the cold! I’m so ready [...]

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50 Best Unschooling/Self-Directed Learning Posts of 2013

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I’m a little late getting this to you, but here is my annual 50 Best Unschooling/Self-Directed Learning Posts of 2013!   Throughout the year while I’m on social media, browsing favorite blogs, or just searching for the latest unschooling news, I keep a list of those posts that inspire, encourage and excite me the most. [...]

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Our January 2014 Unschooling Activities & Resources

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Were you freezing throughout the entire month of January like I was? I just looked at the weather for the next few days and almost cried. Finally next week there will be a day with a high in the 40’s! I never thought I would actually be glad to see temperatures in the 40’s. Despite [...]

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Our Top Ten November & December 2013 Highlights

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I’m almost done catching you up on our highlights from 2013. Hopefully by the beginning of next week, I can post what we did in the month of January, and we’ll be all caught up! We started out November with me getting two lower impacted wisdom teeth pulled. Not fun at all! It took at [...]

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Fall 2013 Travel Highlights: Hawaii & Madison,WI

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We were incredibly blessed to take a two and a half week trip to the Big Island of Hawaii last September-October. It was a magical time for our family. Magical for the extreme beauty of that enchanted place, but also, more importantly so, magical because we spent so much uninterrupted time together. Even the times [...]

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Our Top Ten August & September 2013 Highlights (I’m back!)

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  I’m back!!!!!  I feel so bad for how long I’ve been away from my blog. I think it’s been almost 6 months! But one of my goals for this year is to post at least once a week on my blog; I really hope I keep to this goal because sharing what we’re learning [...]

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