This post contains affiliate links. We were learning about Monet and Van Gogh, two of the world’s greatest artists, and my 7-year-old daughter asked: Are there any artists who are women? Ok, I’m on it. So I introduced her to … Continue reading
Earth Day doesn’t have to be just one day every April. It can be any day of the year. Here are some activities you can do anytime, anywhere to take care of the earth and show your gratitude for all … Continue reading
A baby inside a peach. ”Invisible” ninjas that manipulate the props. Sound effects galore. An action packed adventure and a humorous adaptation of a ancient Japanese folktale paired with the modern culture of Japanese animation. That is what Anime Momotaro … Continue reading
Trapeze artists flying high above our heads, horses and dogs entertaining us with their tricks, an amazing contortionist that confounded our brains (How does she do that?), two ridiculously silly and entertaining clowns that took audience participation to a new … Continue reading
We had a great time at the Lego BrickFair today in Virginia. There was some chatter on Twitter about the long lines to get in, which I hope will translate into a larger venue next year for this spectacular show. … Continue reading
The United States Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C. is fun and it’s free, so why have we never been there before? I’m not sure, but I do know this: We will be back! My kids loved it. We started our … Continue reading
We have been enjoying learning about caterpillars and butterflies so much these past couple of weeks. As our own butterflies began to emerge, we took a few hours to go and see an amazing indoor exhibit of butterflies. Here are … Continue reading
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The beautiful wild ponies of Assateague Island. Something I’d always wanted to see and it was a thrill to go there with my family and experience this beautiful place with these amazing creatures. Miles and miles of of gloriously empty … Continue reading
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We didn’t know what kind of a view we’d have, if we’d see it once or twice or even at all. Would the kids understand what an amazing opportunity this was? Would we regret making three small children wait for … Continue reading
Please pardon me as I continue posting about Ancient Egypt. It’s just that the Creek Kids and I are a bit obsessed with all things Egypt, much to my surprise. We are all really enjoying our history curriculum. It has … Continue reading
We finally got to see the jellyfish at the aquarium in Baltimore! And they were wonderful! Especially the moonjellies. Remember the Five In A Row book, Night of the Moonjellies? I posted about that back in April. And, we got … Continue reading
We had the most amazing day. I took my kids to a political rally in Washington, D.C., right next to the Capitol building. The rally was about raw (unpasteurized) milk, the fact that it should be legal and getting the … Continue reading
My mood is somber as I examine the artifacts of slavery: rusted chains that once encircled the wrists, necks and ankles of captured men and women. The door of an African castle used to imprison slaves waiting for ships … Continue reading