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I challenge you to read the longest post. Ever.

Where is 2012 disappearing to? September 1st is the day after tomorrow. Unbelievable. But in a good way. Each day that passes brings us closer to getting into our home. Every morning I check my phone to see how many more days. (28 in case you were wondering.) I’m sure our neighbors feel the same…

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Broken Binkie

Miss B has been a binkie baby from the very first. As she got older and we said goodbye to bottles, I wasn’t ready to wean her from the bink.  I’m a mom who says let them be little.  I’m not anxious for her to grow up anytime soon. I think we have it backwards…

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Because it Matters

Last week our local book group discussed The Seven-Lesson Schoolteacher by John Taylor Gatto. He was the 1991 New York State Teacher of the Year and this was his acceptance speech. Click here to download a free copy. It’s only 10 pages long and well worth the read. The group here is fairly new to…

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Something to pass the time

Jacob’s experience at Williamsburg Academy has been second to none. His growth has been exponential. He came through midterms with amazing results. And if you will indulge the prideful mama in me… he got an honors on his written test (the only honors in the class I might add). Mr. Ure doesn’t give away grades….

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Just Breathe

How have the last two months at Williamsburg Academy changed my life? Such is the topic of a 3 – 5 minute speech my eldest son is to give today {or possibly tomorrow}, as part of his midterm exam. The topic has been floating around in my head and my version of the assignment is…

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Six Month No

While sorting through photos I came across some which I had taken a couple of months ago. I thought I’d share… I love this one of little Betsy with her dad. Life is good. Busy. Productive. Happy. Fulfilling. And I feel overwhelmed. It’s time for a Six Month No. Although the Six Month No is…

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