I wanted to post about some of the struggles I had this week. I wouldn't want someone to think that homeschooling around here always goes smoothly :) We have our share of tough days, especially since the kids are counting down the days till summer vacation, and not so interested in doing schoolwork. We have 6 weeks left (some subjects will be finished sooner) and at this point in the year I'm just trying to get things wrapped up. I'm looking forward to summer vacation, too!
I had a hard time following our routine this week. Some mornings I just didn't want to get going and the kids picked up on it. If everyone lounges around in the morning it can make for a long school day. I also had a few Calgon-take-me-away moments. One example is when our dog spilled a bottle of bubbles on the living room rug, and at the same time my almost 3 year old daughter was screaming at the top of her lungs because my 7 yo took something away from her. One thing after another like that happened, and I got pretty worked up. But we also had some wonderful learning experiences this week, and some fun family times, too.