Kids: So we are coming to the end of one semester of homeschooling all four kids. Are they doing ok? Yeah. Are they learning as much as they did at school? Maybe. Is it easy? No. Is it my number one choice for their education? No. Am I learning anything in the process? Youbetcha!
Some good things are happening on the school front. Today, referring to a book he is reading as part of his schoolwork, Calvin said, “This book is sorta hard to stop reading.” He doesn’t mind reading, but he’s not a voracious reader like his brother, so this is big for him. I think Charis’s reading is improving, too. Teaching it to her is just turning my hair more gray every day 🙂
On another kid note, football is finally done! Can I hear an Amen Sista!!! This is the second week in which we have just been beside ourselves looking for things to do in the evenings instead of taking a boy to football. Of course, Monday nights and Saturday afternoons we still have to take Calvin to basketball practice, but it is like a walk in the park compared to football.
Me: I was a little sick during the month of October, and now, midway through November, I feel significantly better. We have also been evaluating our life situation, and we have come to the conclusion that I probably need to work full-time. Just today, I completed a fourth interview for a new full-time position. It has really been a pleasant interview process, and, of course, I am wanting the job. But if I don’t get it, I am trusting God for something better.
If I get it, there will obviously be some changes to the education process at our house. But for now, I continue to be a homeschooling mom.
Books: Still in HP4 and Simply Christian. I don’t have much to say because I am so darn slow about reading lately. But did I mention I have done 10 loads of laundry in 2 days? The basement floor is visible now. That’s something, right?
In Conclusion: This seems like a bailout post, but it will have to do. Over and out until next Wednesday or until something significant happens before then.