I want to give a HUGE shout out to my kids!! They finished their school year!! Wow!! At first, I had intended to finish school the end of May. I thought that was very ambitious of me! Then, I realized we could move it up and end by the middle of May! Then, we all decided that it would be a good idea to end even earlier! So, April 29 it was! Impressive! When my kids tell their friends that they're done with school, their friends all whine about how they wish THEY were done, too! Then I ask them if they would like to have given up their Christmas, winter, and spring breaks, do school on other holidays, and have 10 hour school days. They usually say no. I'm proud of the work my kids did this year. They DESERVE a big break! We're going to use the remaining time here in Jordan to swim, do art, ride bikes, do more art, watch documentaries on Antarctica (random, I know), make games (yes, I said MAKE), swim some more, and most importantly--deep clean, organize, and PURGE!! Woohoo! This week, though, the kids will be going through all their school work and picking out their favorites to put in their portfolios. Should be fun, even though it's a big job! They're excited to get rid of all the books AND the desks! I love cleaning out time. It's so liberating! And I'm looking forward to a little 'summer break' just as much as (if not more so than) my kids! Hooray for 'time off'!
Who Am I?
As a Stay At Home Mom of 4 wonderful children, I have the amazing opportunity not only to home school them, but to do so in many different places! I am married to the most amazingly wonderful (and handsome) man in the whole world! Together, we seek out, every day, that Joy in the Journey that makes life exciting!
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by Dan Brown
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I loved this book. I'm a sucker for fairy tales/fantasy. This was so well written! I can't wait to read all the rest of her books!
I'm reading this one again. I liked it the first time I read it. I'm still liking it for the second time around. I like all of Shannon Hales' books. **Still lots of fun the second time around! I do like this book for a comfortable...