Category Archives: learning

A Most Progressive 10th Birthday

Wednesday, April 25th 2018   Trick Question:  What do Bernie Sanders, The Declaration of Independence and my son’s 10th Birthday have in common? Here’s the story. 1)  When I ask my son whom he would like to invite to his … Continue reading

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At Rise: Girls Are Smart

Wednesday, April 25th 2018   AT RISE:  Mom, 9 y/o Gavin and 6 y/o ClaraJane are in the kids’ bedroom getting dressed for school. ClaraJane:  “Girls are smart, girls are wise, girls have the power for the prize.” Gavin:  Wait, … Continue reading

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Kids’ Classwork Strategies

Monday, April 23rd 2018     I, the Mom, not only drink the Montessori cool-aid, I am a full on purveyor.  That being said, the years are going by and I’m perennially dumbfounded by my kids’ ability to take the … Continue reading

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Animation Show of Shows

Wednesday, April 18th 2018 First stop on our April Staycation, this amazing film presentation at Coolidge Corner Theatre:  Animation Show of Shows. The 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows Trailer [1:30]:   Just the theatre was extraordinary, not to mention … Continue reading

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Split Double Date Night

Sunday April 15th 2018 No babysitter, no problem. Dear Hubsand takes our daughter out for Dinner Date with Daddy:   And I take our son to the show! PS: At first I was afraid my date was defective…     … Continue reading

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Tobin Art Show 2018

Friday, April 13th 2018 2018-04-13 TOBIN MONTESSORI ART SHOW [90seconds]:     “CONFUZLED” by Gavin:                                  Apparently this part is not “the green blob with … Continue reading

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Touchnote to Spidey-Moneyman

Wednesday April 11th 2018 Waking Up Woke (For context, see previous post.)     (And to make amazing postcards that get mailed to YOUR loved ones, see Touchnote.com!) #FWIW #Touchnote.com #WakeUpWoke ♥

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