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Field Trip: Lenni-Lenape and the Jersey Shore

One of the co-ops we are a part of took a field trip last month on a hot day down to Sandy Hook, NJ to learn about the native Lenape tribe who once lived in that area and what their ways of life entailed.  Our guide gave us a history lesson, showed some items as…… Continue reading Field Trip: Lenni-Lenape and the Jersey Shore

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Homeschoolers Have Field Trips Too

We have not been a part of a homeschooling Co-op group for that long, but we are really thankful for the one that we are a part of. Our group went on a field trip to a working farm called Abma’s Farm.  Our tour guide showed us the cage-free chicken house, seedlings for planting vegetables…… Continue reading Homeschoolers Have Field Trips Too

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Field Trip: Book Publishing, Printing, and Binding

My eldest brother works for a small book publishing company where he prints and binds books all day (not really sure if I am allowed to say the company, so I just won’t).  There are only a few people who work there (only two people are in my brother’s department). They print books in all…… Continue reading Field Trip: Book Publishing, Printing, and Binding

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Fosterfields Family Field Trip

A few weeks ago we decided to take a historical field trip to a place called Fosterfields.  We never heard of it before but it sounded neat because it had an interactive farmhouse that I thought the boys would like.  The cost was $20 for the total four of us and I think we got…… Continue reading Fosterfields Family Field Trip

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Homeschooling Whys

“What’s wrong with ‘regular’ school?” “You homeschool? Good for you! That must be hard.  I could never do that myself.” “Shouldn’t your kids be in school right now? Is there a holiday today?” Ah, the questions that my sons and I are tired of hearing whenever we are out and about during the day.  The…… Continue reading Homeschooling Whys

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Our Family in Weekly Photos (2014) – 33 of 52

1. Leto took this one with a phone.  A girl who I’ve known since she was about  10 or 11 (she was one of my youth group girls) who is nearly 17 now went bowling with us.  She is preparing for a new year on the bowling team.  Here we are posing with our bowling…… Continue reading Our Family in Weekly Photos (2014) – 33 of 52