Monthly Archives: July 2014

Sushi Rolls and the Seashore

This summer marks a second year of trying our own version of summer camp at home, rather than spend hundreds of dollars each week for our kids to attend theme camps.  Each day is filled with fun, low-cost or free adventures, hands-on projects, and learning about science, history, and art.  We intersperse each day with […]

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Fostering Independence

For the first time in his three years of public schooling, my 8-year-old son waited cheerfully and excitedly at the door for the moment it was time to leave for school. While not every morning has been a full-blown battle, he has perfected surly feet-dragging and spiteful last-minute fumbling for his backpack. He and his […]

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Bay Beauty

This summer marks a second year of trying our own version of summer camp at home, rather than spend hundreds of dollars each week for our kids to attend theme camps.  Each day is filled with fun, low-cost or free adventures, hands-on projects, and learning about science, history, and art.  We intersperse each day with […]

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Lemonade, Get Your Lemonade!

This summer marks a second year of trying our own version of summer camp at home, rather than spend hundreds of dollars each week for our kids to attend theme camps.  Each day is filled with fun, low-cost or free adventures, hands-on projects, and learning about science, history, and art.  We intersperse each day with […]

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Creek Cruising

This summer marks a second year of trying our own version of summer camp at home, rather than spend hundreds of dollars each week for our kids to attend theme camps.  Each day is filled with fun, low-cost or free adventures, hands-on projects, and learning about science, history, and art.  We intersperse each day with […]

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