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(image credits: the Nick Brandt website, via Petite Alma)

Polka Dots and Pearly Whites

Chin up… ok, now down. More down. Down, down, down – stop. Head straight.  Turn your legs that way, please. Other way – no, other way, both of them… keep them together. Hands on your lap, shoulders down, lean forward… …

Pumpkin Patching Part Two

“Choose a pumpkin that’s as big as your head.”  These were the wise words of one of the teachers in our group, reminding her students of the task at hand.  Six classes of little troops boarded the hayride, waded through …

These boots were made for picking pumpkins

These boots – all nineteen pairs of them – also happened to step in a huuuge pile of dog poop before getting onto the school bus to go to the pumpkin patch.  The day was off to a stinky start …

Leggo My Lego

My kids sure do love the lego.  Not only is it great for developing fine motor skills but it gives them free reign to use their imaginations and literally, build a story with their own little hands.  On a regular …

Run, Division 16, Run

Whoever painted this magical yellow line around the perimeter of the school deserves an award. Everyday, little feet run along it as we give our bodies some exercise and our minds a break.  Just when eyes look glazed and kids …