Weekly Wrap up: Geology Hike

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In my life this week… It has been a bust week. Philip went on another scout camp. This one was called Jamboree on the Air (JATO) and involved all the local groups and they could talk to other groups via …

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Weekly Wrap up: Grandma Visiting

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In my life this week… This last week had my mother in town for the Fall Wine Festival. We are in the Okanagan Valley and there are some very nice wineries here. As usual we did a bit of a …

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7 Clues you Might be a Homeschooling Dad

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Kris over at Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers wrote a post “10 Clues You Might be a Homeschool Dad” from the point of view of a working dad homeschooler. I decided that I could write one from the point of view of …

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Weekly Wrap up: Wood Working

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In my life this week… Last weekend Margaret had a Cub camp up at a local lake. As always they had a lot of fun. We had some confusion over pickup time which led to mild concern about where Margaret …

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Weekly Wrap up: An Ordinary Week

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In my life this week… This has been a very typical week for us with no extra activities. I figure that I will go over what our activities are. On Monday Ian has karate and the everyone has swimming lessons. …

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Weekly Wrap up: Birthday Party

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In my life this week… Last Saturday we finally had a kids party for Margaret’s birthday. Her actually birthday was back in July. She decided to have it at the Y gym. They did a great job and they had …

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Weekly Wrap up: Scout Camp

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In my life this week… The week started out with a Scout hiking/camping trip. They started on Saturday, hiked part of the way and then camped overnight with shelters they made themselves. In the morning they hiked the rest of …

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Weekly Wrap up: Routine, What Routine?

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In my life this week… Our week started with our local Catholic Family Camp. Families from all over the diocese gather and camp for two nights. It is very well organized and we get to go to talks. There is …

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Weekly Wrap up: Back to School

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In my life this week… Well school has started back for us at least. The public system is still out on strike and the rhetoric from both sides is pretty fierce. It is going to be a while. I feel …

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A Day in our Homeschool Life

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We have been through a number of ‘systems’ to try to manage our homeschool. One one hand I need for them to get things done on the other I like to let them loose to discover on their own. Finding …

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