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Dinosaur Field Trip

Since my last post I have been feeling very discouraged and have had a hard time finding the motivation to blog or conduct preschool.

Monday Athena's bio mom decided she wanted to pick up Athena so we did not do preschool.
I did give Athena and Spencer their doctor bags and they did have some 'dramatic play' time which they really enjoyed.
Doctor Dramatic Play

 Checking the supplies.....

Spencer putting a bandaid on his baby. 

Filling up the medicine cup

 A couple broke their arms and legs. 

Thank you Doctor Spencer and Doctor Athena for fixing all the patients! :)

I also have 'the sickness' again...ugh >:(  which has not helped my motivation at all. 

I noticed that my anxiety is more frequent now and I am having a hard time pin pointing what is bothering me.  
I was at the car wash and felt very scared while in the car.  This has never happened before and I remember trying to tell myself that I have gotten the car washed many times but I still felt scared...? 


Continuing on-
Tuesday Athena was still away from home and Spencer did not come over because he spent the day with some family out of state.  

It was just me and Liam.  

I was able to prepare some projects for the upcoming week. 

Spencer was home with me Wednesday but we both have 'the sickness  and slept all day. 

No kidding, both of us, all day. 

Today I finally woke up after a full day of sleep and a night of NyQuil feeling a bit better.  
Because we have been talking about dinosaurs Jerry and I planned a visit to 

The Natural History Museum in Cleveland. 

The kids were much happier then they look in the picture, they just didn't want to stand until I got the perfect one. :)

The exhibits were awesome.  The museum was scarce of others so the kids were able to look at anything they wanted and could show their excitement a little more then usual not having to worry so much about noise.  

 They giggled and oohed and ahhhed.

There was so much to see!

When we entered the area with dinosaur bones Spencer was jumping up and down with excitement.  He kept saying 'Look dinosuars! Dionosaurs!" 

The museum also had an area called the 'discovery zone' which was all hands one.  We spent a good amount of time here. 

It was neat to see the different interests the kids had and where they wanted to spend most of their time. 

All of the kids had a great time exploring and learning at the museum.  Each asked to go again!

I am very happy we were able to take the trip during our 'study' of dinosaurs.

I am planning to get back on schedule Monday.

My sister has been joining us for some lessons with her son via Skype and he is really enjoying it.  I hope to continue to motivate her and involve here and her boys in our lessons.

I am praying for the patience to succeed.


  1. The dinosaur museum sounds so wonderful. That makes me want to schedule a trip to our science museum!

    1. I knew I wanted to schedule a trip to the museum as soon as I decided we would be focusing on the letter D. It was a great decision to go! I hope your trip is great!


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