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    Hell. Thanks for the welcome message. hope to get a chance to chat sometime.
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  5. Hi Gabriela, thanks for reading my blog post. I'm not sure that I'm an expert even though we've been at this for a while. I do seem to be full of opinions, though. Glad some of them are useful to someone else on occasion!
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Homeschooling mom, dancer/choreographer, director of a social arts project in rural Guatemala.
Dance, art, music, food, writing
Director of La Cambalacha - social art project in Guatemala


5th year homeschooling my one and only ds12 in Bananaland
and writing about it in my spare time at Luminous Fire - our homeschool journal


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Spending All Day Together

by Gabriela on 09-19-2012 at 07:58 PM

I love spending all day with my boy.

And it's not always the all-smiles I share here.

Sometimes we drive each other crazy.

Sometimes we argue.

Sometimes we yell.

But I love that part too, because that's how I know that he is strong-willed, and that he will stand up for what he believes, and that he will voice his opinion.

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Let's Go Outside...

by Gabriela on 09-11-2012 at 07:19 PM
101_2432-jpgSometimes I think - "Oh, what a beautiful day. Let's finish all our work quickly and then go outside." But then it might get cloudy, or by the time we're done, we're tired and it's getting late. So, I want to change this to - "Oh, what a beautiful day. Let's go outside now, and do all our work later." Full Post Here

Updated 09-11-2012 at 07:22 PM by Gabriela


Math Bits, Buying Books, and the River Out Back

by Gabriela on 08-29-2012 at 10:18 PM

We've had a pretty worksheet-free couple of months.

We were ahead in all our worksheet packets,
so we took a little break from them (which was very nice).

But now we're going to get back on them for a while,
to make sure we have the packets finished and all our bases covered.

So, lately, our days

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by Gabriela on 08-22-2012 at 05:38 PM
Hi all!
Haven't been around in a while.
Here's what we've been doing.

Garden School

by Gabriela on 05-09-2012 at 10:23 PM
We had a beautiful day of schoolwork in the garden. Come take a look at our day.
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