After a sick week, it’s good to be getting back into our school routines which hadn’t even had a chance to get normal again. September is nearly here, though, so then it will get really real and really normal. Actually, I’m looking forward to it. I’m looking forward to jeans-and-tshirt-and-sandals weather again after an exceptionally hot summer.
Too darling, if I do say so myself. And I do, even though those curls have been spending half of every school morning in bed, where fussy babies go.
The one writing out the work might not be happy, but I am happy with the choice to give him graph paper for showing his work. So far place value is more easily kept correct and handwriting is more neat. Worth it.
I’ve been having the kids make their own index cards when we go over the day’s agenda before Circle Time. I think the toddler likes it the most. She always, always pulls the pink pen out of the jar and gets right to work.
Knox was sick over the weekend and still recovering Monday. He listened to The Blue Fairy Book in the living room for his quiet time, and this is how I found him fifteen minutes later.
Quiet time is a good thing.
Tomorrow Simplified Organization: Learning To Love What Must Be Done launches! If you’re on the email list, you’ll be getting an email this afternoon with an early bird offer and exclusive discount. I’m so excited! I think you’re going to love it.