Category Archives: learning

At Rise: Name Your Parts

Thursday, January 17th 2019     AT RISE:  Jennifer comes home and goes in the kitchen to say hi to Paul quickly before tucking-in the kids waiting in their beds. Wahf:  Did you see your sister’s post on Facebook? Hubsand:  … Continue reading

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About Gavin – School Application Style

January 2019 Sadly nervous about the state of the junior high to which Gavin would otherwise transition next year, we are throwing our hat in at least ONE other spectacular option for schooling, in spite of a price tag well … Continue reading

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AT RISE: CJ Sez Yes and NO

Monday, January 14th 2018 At Rise:  A giant 7 year old little baby woman comes into mom’s bedroom all dressed for school, clutching a book.  Something is off. Mom:  Are you okay honey? BabyWoman:  [Pauses.  Then in her baby voice says]  … Continue reading

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Why I Love Fayerweather Street School

January 11th 2019 On this day I was blessed to receive a personalized tour of a most wondrous nearby educational institution the Fayerweather Street School in Cambridge. Here are things I LOVE about it. CORE VALUES: #1: Culture steeped in SOCIAL … Continue reading

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Ultimate Survival Zombie Tank by Gavin

2019-01-11 A little something Gavin cooked up at school in between regular 5th Grade schoolwork: When the Zombie Apocalypse comes, I call first dibs on surviving with Gavin! ♥    

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CJ Sez: Nobody is Prfikt

Monday, January 7th 2019   Mom you cut off the top off the Sea (Shell) box!  I got that box when I was like 3 or 4.  It is So SPeacel to me.  But NOW no thak to y(ou) I … Continue reading

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CJ Sez: Moma! You Ow Me 10$!

Sunday, January 6th 2018     Never anticipated parenting to feel like a part time hostage situation.  But yes I did what she said.  In fact I offered her a $20 for her $10 plus ten 1’s and she accepted … Continue reading

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