Monthly Archives: February 2014

So About That Unschooling Thing? (and my new blog money making scheme)

A few months ago, I wrote about our approach to Ellie’s (and Mark’s) education – basically ignoring it.  About a month later, Nik, Ellie, and Mark were sitting outside enjoying a unseasonably warm December afternoon when Ellie asked to draw.  … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday – Update #5 – No More Cuffs!

Over two years ago, my friend Julie found me a great pair of jeans at a thrift store for just a few dollars.  Only problem?  They were longs and I am not that tall (5’4″ to be exact).  So, for … Continue reading

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Things Mark Has Done That Ellie Still Hasn’t (and probably never will)

unplugged the refrigerator pulled dirt out of my plants all over the floor pulled a floor lamp over (which thankfully missed him) pulled the vacuum cleaner (also missed him) figured out how to open the cabinet door underneath the sink, … Continue reading

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Mark Wears His Mended Pants and Plays the Kazoo

It’s a good thing I fixed his pants.  They’re going to be too small soon! Thanks to Aunt Nikki for his awesome sweater! Yes, those are tears in his eyes, poor guy.  He’d just gotten over some sadness. Here he … Continue reading

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Mark In Tie Dye

As I slowly work my way through a year’s worth of pictures, I’ll occasionally be posting some from Mark’s first year of life, especially what I like to call “the lost first six months.”  Poor guy – he didn’t get … Continue reading

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