Church with 6 kids…alone. Not easy, not easy at all. In fact we miss more than we should between sickness and late nights and rough mornings when I can’t sneak in a shower or put the baby down long enough to brush hair. But this Sunday we made it. Our morning went smoothly, we were even early and I thought “I got this.” Then we walk to Peyton’s classroom door
After several years of homeschooling in jammies every day, we finally started regular morning chores which include getting dressed (most days) before school starts. But we still school in a very relaxed atmosphere– get comfortable, put your feet up, find a bean bag…or wear your favorite dress up costume. As long as the work gets done, just about anything goes! Besides, school is more fun when a Storm Trooper does
Last week, most of the local children found themselves heading back to school. Our family had a very relaxed school week completing week four of this year’s curriculum. **I feel like I need to start this post with a disclaimer- homeschooling is not always rainbows and sunshine. There are plenty of days when the kids don’t want to cooperate, when 24/7 parenting is hard, and when my house is filthy.
Homeschooling…ya’ll I just have to share how much I LOVE homeschooling my children. I know I’ve been scarce around the blog lately, but that’s because this time of year just rocks for homeschooling adventures. We’ve been busy soaking up as much fun and adventure as humanly possible. My second favorite thing about homeschooling is the flexibility in scheduling that homeschooling allows. Sometimes, it’s easy to get bogged down with
Yesterday was a wonderful day of celebrating our sweet Rebekah. I love to make a huge deal of birthdays for the kids- making the entire day one big celebration. A big perk of homeschooling is declaring our birthdays to be school holidays. The kids get to choose what we eat and what we do for the day. Since Rob would leave for work at dinner time we started celebrating as soon
Much of the NorthEastern states have cancellations and closings today due Hurricane Sandy…here in the SouthEast the weather is just windy and cold. Still, as principal and teacher of Cornerstone Academy, I’m calling a delay this morning. We desperately need a regroup and relax delay. For the first part of the day we will sip homemade hot chocolate and eat warm pumpkin gingerbread muffins in front of the fire. The kids will probably also watch a cartoon