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Gibraltar part 2

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We drove all the way to the tip of Gibraltar and had an outstanding view! So strange how this cloud is almost always looming over the rock … a local told me that it is a good thing as it keeps the toxic crap from the refineries in Algeciras away.

physical education & health

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This is probably one of my favourite “subjects”… although we don’t practice it as a subject but a way of life. During the summer, we join a summer pool where they do diving,  swim team and water polo. They play tons of games in and out of the pool with their

Hands On Learning

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For me “hands on learning” is getting out in the world and seeing and doing… basically the essence of homeschooling in my opinion. From museums to stores to nature … you name it … it is all hands on 🙂 I remember growing up and going to school and thinking

driving in Italy

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my random thoughts about driving in Italy 1. Italians are INSANE drivers! 2. Do NOT trust your GPS in Italy; It takes you down dead end roads or makes you take a side street just so you end up back on the main road.  3. Italians drive FAST… and I mean really fast! 4. Why

dear parent starting your adventure in homeschooling

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Dear parent starting your adventure in homeschooling, So you have decided to homeschool … first off I want to say it will be awesome and  totally worth it!!! Yes; go ahead research the heck out of it. Look at every different method and all the different curriculums and then go with

5 days of Canadian field trips… day 4

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We have been having a crappy summer … lots of rain and very cool with a few exceptions A creative and indoor outing is to a ceramic art studio They are all over the place now … I think it is a new trend If you have kids that like painting

5 days of Canadian field trips… day 3

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Next on our stop is the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum If  your child (or even yourself) have any interest in planes … this is the place for you! ~Lisa

5 days of Canadian field trips… day 2

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One of our favourite museums is the Canadian Museum of Nature     ~Lisa  

5 days of Canadian field trips… day 1

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Let me kick start this 5 day series with the parliament of canada ! This is a great field trip for kids studying the government … I would suggest maybe 8 years and up …depending on the child and their interest in architecture and /or government  as they not only learn

Curriculum

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When I started homeschooling; I so badly wanted to just buy a box with everything I “needed” to homeschool. Sadly I never found this magic box… every boxed curriculum I found seemed to contain stuff that was pointless or stuff my kids didn’t want or stuff my kids already knew.