30 ~ I was greeted early this morning with a very grouchy boy (12 years). He was beyond himself before he even got out of bed. I assumed that he wasn't feeling well; and after playing 21 questions with him, I finally discovered that he had about 30 mosquito bites that had kept him awake itching for hours. I treated them with Aloe Vera gel and gave him a large dose of infant Advil (a painkiller that has a minimum of corn in it).
41 ~ After breakfast, we headed out the door to drop off Tim at his day program for brain injured adults. These were the first of the 41 miles I would drive before the day was done.
92 ~ The kids had 92 minutes of media time today! That is 17 minutes more than they are supposed to have each day.
2.5 ~ The kids attended dance classes for 2.5 hours. Little Red Riding Hood and Tom Sawyer are in two of the same classes each week. Little Red Riding Hood is in two additional classes each week. They are already talking about the Nutcracker performance in December. Nutcracker mania will be underway in just a few weeks.
5 ~ I managed to get five loads of laundry washed, dried, folded and put away. There are only two loads to go to get us caught up.
17 ~ The kids were only able to get through 17 minutes of chores today. They usually do 25 minutes of chores on weekdays.
3 ~ I cleaned up dog pee three times left by our 16 year old senile dog. Thank goodness for hardwood floors.
4.25 ~ We worked our way through school from 9 am to 1 pm and then 2:30 pm to 2:45 pm and got through all of our lessons.
- Bella's Mystery Deck (logic)
- CNN Student News (current events)
- The Trumpet of The Swan (literature)
- Independent reading
- Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot (history)
- Multiplication worksheets (math)
- Draw the Life of Jesus (Bible)
- The Story of the World Vol. 4 The Marshal Plan (history)
- Christmas from Heaven DVD The Berlin Airlift (history)
- Language arts workbook pages (language arts)
- Journal time (language arts)
|Little Red Riding Hood was so excited about holding a piece of the Berlin Wall!|
I'm so glad I bought a piece shortly after it fell in 1989!
It was a full day. There were moments of stress and tension. However, most of the day was smooth and successful.