Curriculum. I think about new curriculum frequently, mostly because the grass always looks greener to me on the other side. That is, until I look really close and find that there’s always something I’m going to wish was just a *tad* bit different. I have found that no curriculum in and of itself is perfect, and it’s really just about finding what can easily be adapted to meet my children’s needs.Read More »
Today was our first day “back,” and what did we accomplish? Well, I had an appointment this morning, but the girls were showered and had finished their devotions before I returned. We completed today’s spelling lists and handwriting. Then we turned on the Wii for some Zumba Kids and Wii Sports. PE done. I’m calling it a day. I have one load of laundry almost done, and last month’s billing finished for my Virtual Assistant work.Read More »
I’m tired and grouchy and I need a time-out. There. I said it.
This morning started off with the youngest telling Daddy she thought Saturday was too far away. He agreed. I agreed. And that small statement seemed to set the tone for the day. I felt bad for my girls. They got to deal with me all day. Read More »
Setting goals and getting started.. and the day ended with giggles and smiles! Success! I will post a “second day of school” picture tomorrow. Why? Because I’m lame, and forgot to take a picture today. That’s being real, people. And you know what? I don’t really feel that bad about it, because every other part of this day was so good!
So what did we do for our first day?Read More »
It just occurred to me this last week that “plenty of time to plan during summer break” hasn’t happened yet. We also haven’t yet set a date to “go back to school.” Where are the quiet days with plenty of time on my hands to spend devoted to planning out the next year of academics? Sometimes I think this summer has been busier than the past school year. I am yearning for the days that have some semblance of a schedule.Read More »