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Day 26

Day 26. Conor has started monitoring his own temperature (Note: we do not do this daily!!! We only did this week 1 when 4/5 of us were sick!)   Elliott has also started a 30 day lego building challenge, which … Continue reading

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Day 23

Epic hair cuts!  I’d say one looks phenomenal and the other looks eh-okay. The tip is to start with hair so long that it looks like an older lady’s perm.  We also had pizza, played Monopoly, went on a hike, … Continue reading

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Day 21. Bon appetit!

Natalie did a research project on French pastries… so we made crepes this morning! Conor kept asking for more. Bon appetit!

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Days 17 and 18

Day 17. Nat amazingly reviewed Elliott’s time telling work (her idea – shocking) and Elliott responded great to the feedback. Day 18 stunk. We spent 2 hours cleaning off our groceries. E spilled lemonade on my laptop. It’s sitting in … Continue reading

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Day 16

Elliott: Mom, is church today going to be on a zoom thingie or just a recording? Me: Recording. You can still wear your pajamas Elliott: ok, good Nat was also the Eucharistic minister and passed our Ritz crackers    

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Day 15

We treated ourselves to a movie night (the Goonies from 1985 won out over my suggestion of Richie Rich) and homemade ice cream sandwich cookies after a pretty good week of remote learning. Tip: make the cookies way thinner. They … Continue reading

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Day 14

Beautiful weather. Lots of soccer, Frisbee, walks, etc.  The kids claim lots of clean-up too, but I don’t see a lot of evidence of this. We’ve reluctantly had to rely more on technology since the COVID crisis.  Elliott has an … Continue reading

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Day 13

Aunt Leah Danger Ellis Busch from Alaska is teaching her nephews and nieces (including the Rob Marx cousins) about habitats and Jordan Linville is teaching piano. I get the fun tasks of organizing learning bins with the kids and making … Continue reading

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Day 13 (morning)

Day 13: COVID quarantine = All my favorite people are always around and have time to snuggle and play!!!!!! – Conor

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Day 12 of 51+

Governor just announced no school until at least May 4. MA has 1,100+ cases. Conor is one guy who loves the Covid quarantine and is crushing this remote learning. He reads more books than any of us (he brought this … Continue reading

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