“It would be so nice if something made sense for a change.” Alice…in Wonderland
This post may contain affliated links. February is a notoriously difficult month for homeschoolers. We’re in the middle of the academic year, and neither the launching nor the landing shore is visible. It’s usually cold and dreary, and the only holidays are Valentine’s Day — and all the baggage that holds — and President’s Day. […]
I am, of course, speaking of February. Oh, you didn’t know the feelings of dread and despair are universal? Just google “February quit homeschooling.” Everyone wants to quit in February. But knowing is only half the battle. The other half requires careful planning, perseverance, and a sense of humor. By careful planning, I don’t mean detailed […]
My mother keeps sending me pictures of her beautiful snowfall–from the desert.* Meanwhile, we have just had twenty-four hours of cold rain, and no snow for the entire winter. In fact, we’ve had very few days cold enough to snow should precipitation occur. I want a snow day! But where reality fails, art prevails. I’ll […]
Among homeschoolers, February has a reputation for being the worst month ever. Whatever resolutions we’ve made have been broken; momentum is stalled; it’s cold and dark and miserable. Ugh. February. Last week we were out of town for the first of the week. The first day after a road trip is pretty much useless for […]
Texas, you may have heard, has had some unseasonably cold and wet weather. The ice that will not die has put a damper on our usual outdoor venturing. There’s nothing like not being able to get outside to realize how much time you spend outside. Even without sheets of ice, colder temperatures may tempt us […]
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