Posts By: Catherine

Fort Bragg

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Even before school let out, we had our summer booked up solid though July. First up was our week-long vacation to one of my favorite places in the world, Fort Bragg. Last time I was there was two years ago when I was pregnant with Miles. I took the three kids up there by myself… Read more »

Elira’s Lesson on Planets

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Today, Ellie planned a lesson on planets for me. Holy cow, the girls know a lot about the planets, thanks to The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That and Magic School bus books. Don’t you love how she looks with her stick pointer?   Here’s her lesson: See that one. Do you… Read more »

Cleaning Update

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Well, our new Cromar Housekeeping plan has been in effect for a few weeks now. And I’d have to give it mostly positive reviews. Overall the house has been cleaner, and having a chore chart has helped motivate me, even on days when I’m feeling lazy or too busy to do chores, to at least… Read more »

The sad, sad, little garden

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My friend Stephanie did a blog post about her luscious garden and all their awesome produce, and our garden has been such the opposite that I thought I’d share it. And man has it been a money pit! We’ve been wishing we just took the money, and spent it at a farmers market on whatever… Read more »

Mud mess

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A couple of days ago, the kids were playing out in the mud, while I was upstairs doing a few things. I knew whatever they were getting mud on couldn’t be as bad as the cloud dough fiasco we had a few months ago (that stuff still isn’t totally off the patio), so I wasn’t… Read more »