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Our European Vacation: Paris Again and Better

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Last fall we spent a month abroad where we visited London, Paris, and a handful of cities in Western France. We explored, rested, and learned a ton about ourselves and the world. This is the tenth installment of our European adventure. If you missed it, go to the beginning here. As you might remember, our first experience in Paris […]

Enjoy the 50 Books Reading Guide

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Read and enjoy with your kids fifty books that will entertain as well as inform. The reading guide, Fifty Books to Enjoy with Kids, will help you provide extension activities to each book on the list. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of these Amazon links, I am […]

Our European Vacation: The Road to Paris

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This fall we spent a month abroad where we visited London, Paris, and a handful of cities in Western France. We explored, rested, and learned a ton about ourselves and the world. This is the ninth installment of our European adventure. If you missed it, go to the beginning here. It was with mixed emotions that we left Collioure. […]

Large Family Logistics

Large Family Logistics | Life as Mom

I didn’t set out to have six kids, but it’s been one of the best things to ever happen to me. That said, our life is a little different than that of smaller families.

Our European Vacation: Collioure

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We took our family to Collioure, France for ten days. It was a wonderfully restful vacation in this little corner of Languedoc-Rousilion.

Our European Vacation: Sarlat-la-Caneda to Collioure

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This fall we spent a month abroad where we visited London, Paris, and a handful of cities in Western France. We explored, rested, and learned a ton about ourselves and the world. This is the seventh installment of our European adventure. If you missed it, go to the beginning here. Last I left you in this epic tale, […]

10 Great Book Series for Kids

10 great book series for kids

Want to get reading with your kids? Here are ten books series that have been FishFam-tested.  This post was originally posted on January 20, 2013. These books are still my favorites! Since I am a bookworm, it was really important to me that our kids love to read. FishPapa loves to read, so it sounded […]

Our European Vacation: The Limousin Region and Oradour-sur-Glane

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This fall we spent a month abroad where we visited London, Paris, and a handful of cities in Western France. We explored, rested, and learned a ton about ourselves and the world. This is the sixth installment of our European adventure. If you missed it, go to the beginning here. When we left off on the European Vacation […]