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my A,B,C’s

Last month we focused on our friends and families and how we impact them and how they influence us. Although we talked about others – it was a pretty egocentric focus re-titled as “All about ME.” However the me focus

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Communication

Septembers focus was “me, my family and friends” at Adventure Academy.  We talked about ourselves, those closest to us, discussed extended family members, learned about stranger danger, talked about bullies … We learned how behaviors affect relationships and how emotions influence

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me & my community

Some of my students are interested “in a galaxy far far away.” The make-believe world of Star Wars is being watched and played out by this next generation and it awesome how much they learn about society and communities from such

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Making Friends

  I’ve been asked to write about “social stuff.” Most people count “social stuff” as making friends, and at “Adventure Academy” we make friends when we make a mess and make believe together.  Infants to pre-teens play together and learn together in

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All about ME

Adventure Academy is back in business after my maternity leave.  Old friends joined us last week and we’ll meet new friends this week. We’ll continue learning “all about me,” as well as learn about our friends and families.  Everyone who

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Back 2 School

And just like that, the next school season has started. Every fall I find myself asking how summer flew by so quickly – but as we head into this next fall season I feel as if I completely skipped summer

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My maternity leave

My maternity leave is coming to an end.  Although most mommies take a longer break, most mommies don’t get to do most of their work from home … with their baby and big kids at home too! I love the

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My Family

Sorry I haven’t posted in awhile – I have a good excuse though – a new baby has taken up a lot of my time! From bed rest from pregnancy complications to bed rest from delivery complications I haven’t been able

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Safe-Summer

Adventure Academy is taking a summer break as I await the arrival of our family’s next lil’ adventurer.  We will re open for child care and tutor time services next fall ~ and are currently enrolling tots to preteens (Discovery

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The ME in theme

  I just realized I’ve been trying to cram in all the activities I want children to enjoy before closing Adventure Academy for summer vacation.  I just realized that’s not the smartest teaching style as when we rush through anything we

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