I didn't give the kids much of a warning, but I'm trying to hit the books hard this week. We didn't have co op today because a few of the moms and kids had other things to do or were sick. I'm very grateful we didn't, because I'm still suffering from a lot of pain and exhaustion. I'm getting pretty frustrated with it, blaming it on the weather here and stress. Hopefully I'll get a couple of yes or no answers at my doctor's appointment tomorrow. The appointment that I was late to last week and had to reschedule. But I won't be bringing kids this time.
Anyway, I got everyone back on task after a very rough first few sentences of the day between the kids. It was bad enough that they didn't get any electronic time today, even when they finished their school work. They did their individual subjects, and then we touched on history (Noah's Ark, easy!), a book I really want to read for the fun of it, a little piano theory for Keturah, and math corrections. And we started a lapbook about the Inauguration, which you will see later this week when we finish it. Abishai bounced between the TV and the dining room table as we worked. I was able to keep him more on track with his eating instead of snacking throughout the day. Instead we focused on eating at mealtimes and not having 10 bowls of half eaten food sitting out throughout the day.
Then, I've been working on the blog this evening. I want to separate out my rantings/ponderings/musings from the main page, but I couldn't find a way to actually post under the new "page." So, please be patient. My intent is to share some things, but not for it to become the main focus of this blog. Therefore, the main page will still focus on our family's day to day adventures. Thanks!
|Keturah didn't want him messing it up, so I had to keep reminding her that a) she can always fix it when he's done, b) he's not destroying it, he just wants to play and he plays gently and c) he loves to do whatever she and Justin are doing.|
|Abishai jumping for joy when I said he could play! I'm not joking! He loved the Barbie car the most, but he did want a Barbie and a baby Barbie to put in it. Nothing wrong with that!|