Wacky Wanderers

exploring on the road as a family

LEGOland, CA

When I first heard that FullTime Families were having a get-together at LEGOland I almost immediately wrote it off under the impression that it was just an overblown museum of LEGOS where kids could look and create.  After all, we have some LEGOs in Portland that the girls can play with for free instead of buying expensive tickets to LEGOland.  However, when someone told me that it’s really an amusement park themed around LEGOS it became more appealing.

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Visiting Friends in San Diego

San Diego always holds a special place in my memories.  It is the place I was able to get an escape from the very taxing daily routine of raising our first kiddo.  Since the company Justin worked for was based in San Diego, our oldest (as a baby) and I used to periodically tag along on work trips.  It always felt so nice to get out of the norm and see new things.  It’s also nice to come back to visit and see some friends Justin used to work with.  

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San Diego, CA

Off we went to San Diego traveling through mountains, that were basically a giant pile of large boulders, and through fields of wind mills.  And then, before we knew it, we saw grass!!  Not turf or grass that somebody had watered but real wild grasses by the edges of the road!  How good it felt to see green!!  Pretty soon we started seeing full grown tall trees as well.  Yahoo!

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Homeschooling

What a task!  This has been quite the journey and not an easy one in any way.  So why do people take on this life altering task?  Well, in my experience I have seen people do it for religious purposes, for more specialized schooling for the needs of their kiddo or for simple freedom.  All of these are fine reasons to start homeschooling but I’d say my reasons for doing this were a combination of two.

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