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Why learn poetry by heart?

[This is a guest post by Yulia Shpilman.  It is not about math, and therefore a bit unusual for this blog.  However, I feel that many of the reasons and advice that she gives for learning poetry apply to learning … Continue reading

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My very own Beautiful Oops!

Katie really likes crepes, but she hasn’t had them in a while. I used to like making crepes, but I haven’t done it in quite a longer while. Earlier this week, Katie complained about #1, which reminded me of #2. … Continue reading

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Role Reversal

As a typical 2.5 year old, Zoe really likes the word “myself”.  This gets applied to everything, from opening doors to putting on clothes to riding her bike.  In particular, I get to hear it multiple times in quick succession … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I can’t really take credit for the ideas (most of it goes to my sister), but here are some holiday arts-and-crafts projects that we did with Katie and her cousins Ari and Ben. Horses made out of a toilet paper … Continue reading

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Yummy Post

Last week we spent a wonderful four days in the company of a large group of awesome people.  We had lots of great activities that were fun for both kids and adults.  I will probably post about them occasionally throughout … Continue reading

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The story of a shoe

Yesterday evening, Katie and I went on an adventure.  It wasn’t a random walk in the dark with flashlights – it was a walk with a purpose.  We were looking for a shoe that Zoe (my 10 month old) had … Continue reading

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What is a budsie?

Katie is not a big fan of stuffed animals; she much prefers barbie sized dolls.  However, there are two stuffed animals that she is attached to more than any of her other toys: the dog that she has slept with … Continue reading

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