Monday, August 16, 2010

Trying to make this post long enough so I can get rid of the last one!

Okay so I'm kinda getting tired of that old post being there-from 8 MONTHS ago! We are starting our home school tomorrow so I probably should be getting a little more ready for that, but here I am. We have cleaned our office so much-probably still a lot could be done, but I'm happy with what we have done so far. We've got another desk in here for the kids, a bookshelf that was cleaned out and now holds a lot of school books. The kids picked out some fabric for me to recover some old cork board type things. That way they each can have a little space to display their work or whatever they want to. Hopefully we are ready for this. I'm excited about it-I need to learn some too. Someone asked me if I was qualified to be a home school teacher-I said I had my diploma. (I think most states just require a high school diploma.) She thought I meant college, but I said high school and she thought that was hilarious apparently. She wasn't incredibly supportive, but I guess I should get used to that. I think I am fully capable of giving our kids a great deal of knowledge, and more important knowledge at that. I have plenty of books to help me out, many people around me that are happy to help, a very intelligent husband, and many prayers going up on behalf of my kids and our home school. I think we can manage!

Daniel started working nights last week. From 7 pm to 7 am. When he gets home, he eats and then goes to bed until about 2 or 3. Sometimes he gets up to eat a quick lunch. It's a good thing he is a heavy sleeper, or we would have to figure something else out. Let me just tell you what I think about the night shift-it STINKS! Even on his 3 day weekend that he got, he was still having to maintain somewhat the same schedule so he wouldn't be totally messed up again when he went back to work tonight. Plus, I have a harder time going to bed without him, so I end up staying up later and then I don't get up as early. It is a permanent change too, so that gives me less hope. If it was just for a couple of weeks at a time, at least I could see an end, but it's just going to be like this. I don't know-I'm a little discouraged about it, but maybe it'll get better as we get more used to it.

So at some point, I am going to put some pictures and videos up here, but I haven't got the time right now. There are some really cute ones that I would love to share though. Check back in another 8 months! Hopefully it'll be sooner though!

1 comment:

Nyla said...

Home schooling will be a challenge but I'm sure you're up for it! As always you will all be in our prayers. I hope everything goes great!