All of the kids’ schoolbooks arrived yesterday, so I spent the afternoon straightening out the kitchen and arranging a shelf for all of their school supplies. I still need to get crayons, glue, staples, pushpins, and a large corkboard, but we’re on the road to being ready when September rolls around. Marcus will be starting a first grade curriculum and Becca will be doing pre-K. I’ll see how she does–she’s a November birthday (and late November at that) but since I’m homeschooling, I have a bit of freedom and can weather the occasional all-out tantrum.
Assuming that I have a working car in time, I’ll enroll to two of them in gymnastics and ballet (or rather, tumbling and pre-dance). There are a lot of schools locally, but I really want to check on their teaching methods before I sign the kids up for anything. The car is also kind of necessary for getting to and from the schools in the first place. So it goes.
I can’t wait for summer to be over.
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Kudos to you for homeschooling your kids from day one! I wish my parents had done that with me. Instead, I had to survive 11 years of public school until I dropped out after 10th grade because I decided to homeschool.
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