Category Archives: persistence

Homeschool Headmistress: Remembering to Practice

Monday, March 1st 2021 . Today’s parenting triumph in the Distance Learning Environment is *remembering* -finally- that Young Miss has *asked* us to remind her to practice her cursive. And how. What are the three things kids need again? Love, … Continue reading

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ClaraJane’s Marble Roller Coaster

Saturday, February 20th 2021 2021-02-20 CJ’s Marble Roller Coaster [0:26]: . *

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Adventures in Food: The Flesh Wound of Omelettes

Friday, February 19th 2021 . Gavin was pretty pleased at making his own omelette today, as he should be. He didn’t even fret that a hole was exploding out the side of it. He said; “This is the ‘Just a … Continue reading

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Just Saying… and Adventures in Food

Sunday, February 14th 2021 It’s worth noting that I am spoiled and also had a wonderful Valentine’s Day. It starts when I run head first into this lovely man, sporting two drinks that are, well, red. #AdventuresinFood . As if … Continue reading

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CJ’s Valentine Tour

Sunday, February 14th 2021 . One advantage about losing all your work to the pandemic is more time for the kids. On this day we manage to drive our daughter around town to bring Valentines to a few friends. . … Continue reading

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Look at That Cat: Domestic Sports

Saturday, February 13th 2021 . So what if I should be embarrassed by how much of the day is spent looking at our cats and making up dumb stuff about them. What can I say; it’s CircusKitchen Quarantine. . . … Continue reading

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Circus Kitchen Duties

February 11th 2021 . I am celebrating our latest incarnation of Household Expectations around here. . SUPPERTIME SCHEDULE: 6pm: Go Create OFFLINE (everyone get off screens!) 6:45pm: Set Table 7pm: Supper 7:45pm: Cleanup 8:30pm: CJ Bedtime 9:30pm: GLO “Bed” Time* … Continue reading

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Adventures in Food: Tortellini a la CJ

Wednesday, February 3rd 2021 . Just a Unicorn Chef on Rollerskates, and the tortellini she made. . Daddy might have “helped a little bit.” Butt seriously CJ did the heavy lifting on this. . 👩‍🍳

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Hospital Clowning: Laughter League Virtual Visits in the News

Wednesday, May 20th 2020 My team in the news! Check out this amazing and resilient little girl. Team looks for laughter at Boston Children’s Hospital [2:13]: . https://www.wcvb.com/article/team-looks-for-laughter-at-boston-childrens-hospital-during-coronavirus/32615973# Thank you #BostonChildrensHospitalThank you #WCBTVGo #AileenGo #LAUGHTERLEAGUE! .

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