First Day of School 2014/15
Well, well, well…the day came to wake up and get a little more done than swimming. We started our curriculum today!
I got up bright and early and did my usual routine and then I wrestled with whether or not to wake them up at 7:30am. I opted to do some Sunday School admin stuff and just wait for them to wake up. It was 8:30 before I saw any of their smiling faces. We had a busy and fun weekend with my sister and her family, so I think they needed rest.
Ok, so back to our school day.
We read the Bible together. We had a prayer focus on the Mayan Indians. We started memorizing Matthew 4:4
Then, it was time for my second cup of coffee. And a quick prayer to, once again, thank God for the freedom to home school and for the time I get to spend with my children.
We are learning patriotic songs this year, which I think is fun. “Stars and Stripes Forever” kicked off our first day!
And then there was math and English and reading. Molly and Ruby are reading the same books, which I think will foster great conversations. I’m also trying to read them before they do…I quickly realized I shouldn’t read too far ahead because I forget what the book was about!
We ate lunch and read some more. Then, Molly and I had time to work on a sewing project for Ruby.
At this point, it’s 2:00, and I’m about to fall asleep! I took a nap, which helped me to even think about dinner prep.
All in all, it was a productive day!
Also, I will no longer be using dictionary.com. I was informed that these are the example sentences for the word “homeschool.” I politely emailed them to let them know I disagreed with their sentences, and I left a few examples of how the word homeschool could be used in a sentence. Here are their sentences:
Wow. Someone has a bone to pick with homeschoolers. I had fun offering my own example sentences. 😊