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Marcellus Park Little Free Library. Photo by Christopher Malon.

Mid-Michigan Little Free Libraries

Have you heard of Little Free Libraries? At first glance, they may look like an over-sized birdhouse or dollhouse, but these small buildings are so much more. They provide a resource that encourages literacy, creates community, and gives children {and adults!} an opportunity to borrow a book free of charge from an ever-changing selection. Marcellus Park Little Free [...]
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It's Not Me, it's you (23)

Meet Katie: A Chesaning Mom Who Teaches Her Littles At Home

Hello! I’m Katie Augustine, and I am a stay-at-home mom in the village of Chesaning. I live here with my laundry-doing husband Matthew, who is the upper grades instructor and principal at a private school in town called Zion Lutheran, and our two children – Elsie, age 2, and Oliver, 7 months! Fun fact: I […]

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Friends (21)

Homeschooling: Finding That Something

My husband and I grew up in traditional families with what we consider to be ‘average American childhood experiences’. We had loving family units, siblings, pets, summer vacations, and attended public schools. We thrived as children, made friends, were in band, and went on to college after graduating from high school. Yet, looking back, we […]

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