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Saturday, September 1, 2007

Starting Homeschool Tuesday

Tuesday is the big day! We start homeschool again. I am not actually ready to start, but figure I better get going. We have Math and English curriculum for the kiddos, but decided to not use a curriculum for Science, History, etc. It should keep it pretty relaxed... I hope. We are going to study the Solar System as a family and end with a night time field trip to an observatory. Honestly, that's all we have planned outside of the basics, but I'm OK with that.
Soccer has already started for the boys, and next week we add fall gymnastics team practice for my 9 yr dd, ballet (on point... had to add that 'cause I'm just so proud) for 11 yr dd, homeschool band for 11 yr dd, and Awana's for the boys (only because we are already in town that evening). Is that a crazy schedule or what? Oh and before I get posts telling me to tone down my schedule, let me state for the record, we LIKE it this way. After being home all day, by 3:00 my kids are begging to get out of the house. I am usually a bit burnt out by May... if only activities ended mid April, oh well.
I imagine I won't have too much time for blogging until I get our routine down, so if you don't hear from me for awhile, that's why. I really want to put my focus into a positive start for our year these next few weeks. Ah.... priorities.
I'll catch up with you guys in a few weeks when things settle down (unless something REALLY cool happens that I just have to share, or I get an uncommonly deep thought). I pray you all have a great start to your homeschooling / school year too! ~Karlie

13 comments:

javamamma said...

I hoping for some 'uncommonly deep though' about every other day. Have fun getting into your school year. God gives grace!

Cindy said...

But you just came back to us! And now you're saying a few weeks??? Ugh.

Halfmoon Girl said...

I second Cindy, but understand. We are starting next week too- well, that was the plan until the dentist's office phoned to remind me that one of the kids has an appt Tues morning, and it worked out for the oldest two to visit their grandparents from Wed to Sat. I think I will send work with them to keep them busy though.

Hope your year gets off to a great start!

Shari said...

Hope your school year starts great! May God really bless you this year. May His peace and joy reign in your days.

Shari

EE said...

Sounds like your schedule is worse than mine:o

The Charmed Life Online said...

I am starting homeschool Tuesday too, but for the first time! Your hectic schedule is making me feel better because I feel like mine is really busy even though we decided to homeschool this year. I am looking forward to when you start blogging again:)

Mrs. Darling said...

Cant wait to hear how its all going for you. I start tomorrow ready or not!

reallyniceday said...

It's three hours from Tuesday! Blessings to you and your kiddos on the first day of school!

Love ya!

Kimmie said...

thanks for blessing my family...and I bless your homeschool and family straight back at yah!

Hugs
Kimmie
mama to 6
one homemade and 5 adopted

Rhen (yestheyareallmine) said...

We started back in July 3 days a week and then to 5 days a week in Aug so we are in the swing but it felt like it took forever this year!
I hope you have something awesome happen soon so you can post! You were gone long enough last time. For shame! LOL
I pray you guys are able to get into a routine quickly and enjoy many blessings this school year. Hugs!!

Rachelle said...

Hope your school year is going great! Our schedule is about as hectic as yours sounds. I totally understand the need for blogging breaks...but hurry back. We'll all miss you!

jennifer in OR said...

Sounds great, and very fun activities! We love the solar system over here, and the night sky is unbelievable where I'm at. Have a fabulous start over there!

Kimmie said...

Be blessed my friend, I MISS YOU!

big hugs;
Kimmie
mama to 6
one homemade and 5 adopted