My kids feel the same way, except they wear uniforms. This is everyone with their start-the-year Smarties. It isn't a great picture because, frankly, I got so teared up that I couldn't really see through the viewfinder:
|When did they get this big?!|
On our first day, we did Bible, spelling, math, and grammar. We read the first bit of her history book, and D completed a time-line of her life. She also started interviewing family members for a "Family History" booklet. She ended the day with free reading time. She was happy, and I was exhausted!
Real Science-4-Kids) but I think while it's nice outside we'll spend a lot of time doing nature-y things. So we spent some time in the yard yesterday, pulling weeds and trimming flowers. We also found two really cool animals in our yard and identified them. Here is one of our friends:
D is loving having Mom all to herself. At least twice she's said "I love homeschool!" just out of the blue. But I have to say, we are a little intense together, and I think we will find our way to a routine that works for us. We had a stressful day yesterday (involving many moving parts, including a trip to the ER) and late in the afternoon she just had a total meltdown. So she is sleeping in today while I finally write this.
|First Day flowers and an apple. My husband is trying to get in good with the teacher.|
Yes, I know, I've used it before. But it works. Sanity later.