Friday, August 15, 2008
With our first week of homeschooling under our belts, I'm optimistic. The kids have embraced the rules and the new routine. Notwithstanding the complications of the hour each morning they all want my attention at the same time, we are getting the schoolwork accomplished by about 2pm. The house doesn't look all that bad, either. With each of the kids doing 5 chores a day, it's adding up quite nicely.
Some say that being at home is a
thankless job. Well, it's not exactly a paying job, but it is full of rewards that are priceless. These are some of my wages for this week.
(top) A painting by Lydia with ALL the words spelled correctly:) That is a true gift right there.
(next) Miriam made our bed and put this on top.
(next) Hannah conducting her own experiment about creating a vacuum and then demonstrating it for the family. (video to come when it will download)
(last) I found this when 'grading' some phonics homework. I love brown-nosers.
"Not until after 4:00"; I love it!