Long before we had kids, George and I always found somewhere to BE in the mountains this time of year. It’s just rejuvenating to meander outside as the seasons shift. Now we pretend this fall tradition is “for Wilder’s birthday.”
We spent Sunday to Wednesday running and doing, then a long Thursday of inspired reading and self-directed home projects. While we may agree on what we’re doing for the week, it’s also been tiring.
We’re barely beginning our book work of the year, and it’s quickly halted. Here we are, recovering quietly with lots of TV time instead of raging through our weekend outdoors.
We rounded mid-week with a grandparent visit, the first of many throughout our school year. Because of our flexible schedule, they’re always popping up for a week here and there. That was this week. Highlight of the week was ending with a lemonade stand – the kids did loads of math for this one, includingContinue reading “September 11 – Weekly Tracking + Photos”
It’s our first week thrown fully into our new schedule, though I haven’t yet unleashed a new morning routine at home. (Felt like too much all at once.) Now at the end of it: tiredness. Two full-on social days sandwiching a 90-minute car trip to Wilder’s 3-hour shop class means we’re drained by Thursday. WithContinue reading “August 30 – Weekly Tracking + Photos”
We went outside every day! For hours. Please witness my glory – for I have suffered in its creation.
It began with a simple art closet organization project – it’s been on my list awhile, oy – and progressed into an obsession. The day I became a sea turtle, that’s what I looked like at the pool. Did people look at me? Yes. That is what Rosetta wanted, only she thought they’d be jealous, haha.
Short week, due to illness. We celebrated a stuffy-headed Rosetta’s 9th birthday on Wednesday, inviting only the same people who got us sick and limiting the activity portion of the party to trampoline balloons and a hamster ball. Plus an aunt brought colorful wigs!