It’s summertime. This is the one time of the year I have the hardest time letting go of my traditional school upbringing-deschooling. There’s just something about the memories made during that long summer break that are precious. Ok, sure, the whole idea of homeschooling is about making lasting memories throughout the year. And we do. But… SUMMER!
Archives for June 2016
Oh my goodness this process has been an excruciatingly long process, but as of Wednesday this garden is officially planted. We made a lot of mistakes along the way, and of course, it’s not over yet. Not by a long shot.
When I first started toying with the idea of homeschooling The Princess I really wasn’t sure how The Husband would respond. I really expected him to scoff at the idea (and in some ways, I hoped that he would). But when I finally brought it up to him as a possibility he was fully on board with it.
This week I had some errands to run and to reward the kiddos for being so good during my errands we got milkshakes and went to the playground. The Princess, ever the social butterfly, met a girl that quickly became her BFF, and so I was obligated to then become BFF’s with the girl’s mom. (How I ever managed to… Read More
Last week I had some weird Spring Cleaning Fever going on. The Husband will assure you that while my house cleaning skills aren’t lacking, I do not put those skills to good use often enough. But last week I was determined. I got started on Tuesday.
I feel like our garden is such a slow-going thing. I keep plugging at it, mostly because I have been telling myself two things. 1. This is really a massive learning experience for the following years and 2. All of this work this year is setting things up so that next year there will be a lot less waiting around…. Read More