Day 3

Are you getting tired of hearing how terribly things are going?  Not as tired as I am of writing about it.

So here’s a list of a few funnies heard in between breakdowns and fights:

A Curriculum ReviewWhy do they call this Handwriting Without Tears.  This should definitely be called Handwriting WITH tears. Said by brother one about our well-respected handwriting curriculum while brother two sat on the floor sobbing.

Rebuffing Mom’s Affection: No one thinks kissing is better than indoor soccer!

A Modern Rendition of an Old Hymn: Jesus, I am resting, resting, in the joy of thou poop. Imagine my delight as I heard him singing the song softly to himself while he was working at the table.  Until I got close enough to hear the creative lyrics.

Scientific Inquiry: Are we going to do research this year? When I replied that the exploration we were doing in the backyard was research, Oh good!  I love research!

All in all, if 10 represents my dream day of homeschool, today was a 2.  And that’s on a curve.

Tomorrow…

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About Tara Edelschick

Right now, Tara is on sabbatical in Costa Rica. She is sleeping more, and exercising and flossing every day for the first time in her life. She is enjoying her husband, her boys, and Nafisa (the daughter she never had) more than she ever has. And she is learning to rest in the arms of the one who doesn't rank you based on how many things you can cross off your list at the end of the day. Follow her on Twitter@TaraWonders.


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