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May 25th, 2007, 07:15 PM
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Today, Scotty came in from planing veggies in the garden with is daddy and said "mommy, I came in cause I wanna do school again." How could I turn that down???? I am so excited that he likes it enough to want to do it again. So this time I reviewed A and B with him and then we did "give me zero pencils" which has been a hard concept for him to grasp and then I just let him cut paper and glue it on another paper. LOL He had a blast. I got some alphabet notecards done and that was a plus too. He is upset because I suggested taking the weekend off and not doing school.
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May 25th, 2007, 09:44 PM
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That's great that he's so excited about it! Seems like you are getting off to a great start!
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May 26th, 2007, 04:30 AM
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That's so wonderful that he's enjoying school so much!
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May 26th, 2007, 11:40 AM
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I was surprised. He is not always excited once we get started - especially when I ask him to do something that is a little challenging for him. But I was so happy to hear he liked it as well.

I'll tell you what - I have spent the last 4 years failing at 90% of the things I try to do. This is not going to be one of those things....because I won't let it be. Right now, I am having a ball and so is Scotty.

I have also decided that just because my ex is a jerk and doesn't want Bryce homeschooled doesn't mean I can't give him a jump start in the summer. He wants to learn cursive and pre-algebra. So....when I give Scotty his work, I am going to get a workbook for Bryce and start him on cursive and math worksheets. At least he will be learning!!
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May 26th, 2007, 11:54 AM
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I'm happy for you that everything is going well. And, really, don't stress about not being able to HS your older son right now. The MOST important factor for a successful education is that the parents are involved, and that applies to public schools, too. Just keep having fun with it!
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