a homeschool field trip: remembering World War 1 in Ypres

Once upon a time, for seven years of our homeschool journey, our family travelled on the regular. During this Remembrance season, I share our experience into world war sites. There’s nothing like a developing world experience, a dose of traveler’s diarrhea, malaria, a military coup an hour away, airport scanning for Ebola, and visiting World…

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Thirteen Things We Know: from a mama and her almost thirteen year old

Rachel and I just returned from a special trip in the big city of Vancouver. She’s turning thirteen! My husband and I chose thirteen as the year to celebrate our children’s entry into adulthood. We experienced fine dining, visited the spa, had makeovers, shopped and talked talked talked. One meal we sat in a cheap…

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