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Aly in Va.
Interests: gardening, and blogging., religion, spending time with my family, educationa/Montessoril philosophy, special & gifted education strategies
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Hi my name is Kennedy and this is my new blog I will write every week about the coolest new toys Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Everything Kennedy
My favorite memory is of my dog Melina. She was black and tall but maybe that is because I Was 2. Then she ran away. I liked to ride on her back Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2016 at A cool girls life
Girls are great they can be lots of things like a zoo keepers or a princes but boys are great too. Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2015 at A cool girls life
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Oct 7, 2015
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Oct 7, 2015
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I like minecraft because you can built things and grow things like this . This is not mine but it is cool .In minecraft you can built lots of things .lots of people play minecraft lots of people like to built in minecraft. That's why I like to play minecraft. Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2015 at A cool girls life
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.50 each a kit comes with a piece of playdo, a light, and a battery. This kit will teach kids to learn how to make circuits. Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2015 at A cool girls life
Salamanders are amphibians. Some salamanders live in the water. Most salamanders are nocturnal and eat at night. Baby salamanders, called larvae, hatch from eggs. Many salamanders have poisonous skin. Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at A cool girls life
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Air is a mixture of gasses. Air keeps the earth from getting too hot or cold. Earths atmosphere is made up of air. Air formed as the Earth formed. Low places, like the ocean surface has high air pressure. Tall mountains have low pressure. JW, age 6.11 Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at A cool girls life
We're back and officially homeschooling! Please leave a comment to say hi. Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
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......is never a good thing. However, it has become evident that the current pace of our lives often leaves me in a blur. A number of things impact this- being a working mom, having mommy guilt, a husband who travels... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
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Oh, how does one ever catch up when away for so long? I'm not even going to try. I'll just jump right in. I think since it's been so long, we'll have re-introductions :) Alex is 8, Montessori grade 3.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
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The week started out with a birthday celebration for my brother-in-law and fiance. Family picture (I'm taking the photo, of course) Jordan has been doing a lot of work with her cuisenaire rods. We've been working on building and identifying... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
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Here are some quick pics of what we've been up to the last two weeks or so. We do have a daily schedule set up for the girls. Here's the plan: Alex age 8.2- Math- 3 days Mathnasium @ 1.5hrs... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
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We've all seen the statistics. That certain minority groups are significantly under respresented in gifted services in the public schools. The subgroups usually mentioned are African-Americans, Second Language Learners, Hispanics, and economically disadvantaged students. (looking for algae samples to collect)... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
I am very excited to be participating in the Parenting the Gifted Blog Tour 2012 from July 15-21st. This blog tour is organized by parents who met on The Well Trained Mind Message boards and who would like to help... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
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If you recall, we made the decision to switch schools this past year for Alex and her sister Jordan. Jordan had spent the previous year "pre-schooling" with grandma and Alex had attended a well established and highly regarded private montessori... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
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.....And the update continues. I have continued to take pictures on a regular basis, but obviously have not been posting them. Does anyone know of a 30 day picture template that I could use and export into a blog post?... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
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October came with full force. We headed to the 2nd street festival and then the state fair (yes, both in one day). This post will be kept short to share pictures from those two events. and the state fair moments....... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
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September is a month of change. School begins, I go back to work and as a family we all have to readjust from our leisurely summer schedule back to a scheduled one. I think we did a great job incorporating... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
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8/25- A shot from the "trunk" on our way to do some art at the childrens museum 8/26, this little guys was on the railing. 8/27, creating at home. 8/28 a bike ride w/friends and family to the lake. 8/29-... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
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8/13 Saturday-No pictures. Which means, mostly likely they are still in my phone. 8/14- Fresh squash & zuchinni medley 8/15- A random shot at the Whole Foods store & Jordan practicing her numbers. 8/16-A friend came over to play then... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
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In the morning Kennedy & I hung out at the Science Museum. I snapped this picture of sea creatures as we were leaving to pick up the older girls from art camp. after camp ( I don't believe I photographed... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
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8/11- Kennedy & I headed to the Children's Museum for a little fun in the morning. at the museum, Jordan created a chinese latern and maracas of some sort. Alex's class finished their animal project Moby Dick Whale sculpture African... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures
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8/10- Kennedy and I headed to a Moms & Me playdate at the mall. Then we headed to pick up the girls from art camp. Todays' project needed to dry over night. Since we were at the art museum, we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2012 at Our Roxaboxen Adventures