Tag: No School

Week 27 of 52: Tourists in our own city

Week 27 of 52: Tourists in our own city
I purposely didn’t schedule camp for this week so that the kids and I could take advantage of exploring Chicago.  Sadly, the weather didn’t feel like summer, but we bundled up and made the best of it. We hit the beach, farmer’s market, and did a lot of walking around our neighborhood stopping at local... Read more »

Week 41 of 52: Columbus Day

Week 41 of 52: Columbus Day
No school today in honor of Christopher Columbus is a nice treat.  D came in my room this morning and told me some facts about the pioneer then happily ran down stairs to enjoy the usually-forbidden-on-school-days-television. The kids are looking forward to spending the day with Grandma and even better got a ride to her... Read more »

Week 24 of 52: Pajamas and The Dog

Week 24 of 52: Pajamas and The Dog
Summer break has officially begun. Even though there was no school this morning, everyone was up before 7 a.m. This week we have little plans besides swim lessons and family time. The kids were not thrilled about going outside this morning in their pajamas for today’s photo, but the dog was thrilled to be a... Read more »
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Week 4 of 52: No School Again

Week 4 of 52: No School Again
Out of the four Mondays in 2014, the kids have gone to school only one of them.  The temperatures are below zero again and school is canceled today and tomorrow due to extreme cold. We haven’t even bothered to get dressed today and only stepped outside to take this photo.  It truly didn’t feel that... Read more »

Week 3 of 52: Martin Luther King Junior Day

Week 3 of 52: Martin Luther King Junior Day
No school today in observance of Martin Luther King Junior Day.  My kids and I talked about how he helped change the world and ways we can continue to make a difference and stand up for ourselves. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'”—Martin Luther King, Jr. In the... Read more »