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Here We Go Again

Here I am again blogging.  I know, I know it has been awhile.  Things at home have been crazy  there has been a bunch going on this summer.  But through it all we are still a family  and there is always love.

The thing that I am most excited about is that this years preschool is all planned!
I will begin executing the plans Monday.  I am feeling prepared and excited this year is going to be great.  I foresee the kids really enjoying it this year. :)

I did plan something everyday so I can not slack.  After all the work I am holding myself accountable for carrying out our daily lesson.  My sister will also be a big help doing each lesson with me.
One thing I do have reservations about is Athena's attendance. I would love her to be involved in all the activities and field trips, especially going into Kindergarten next year, but with shared parenting plan it will be difficult.  We are trying to convince the other parent that this is a good option.  Spending one more year at home surrounded by love and the lessons being focused on God.  Right now we are having differences in opinions.
My decision now is to carry out my lessons as planned or try to only do lessons when we have Athena.

My plan is to blog each night to review our lessons from the day.  Today was to be our first day of preschool.  Unfortunately,  I have the stomach flu going on my third day so today did not go as well as planned.  I did achieve one lesson though!

My little dragons practiced handwriting in their new alphabet books.

To make these I bought spiral notebooks at Wal-Mart for 15 cents.  I dotted the alphabet and numbers 1-26 through the notebook leaving 2 pages between each letter and writing the number on the back of the second page.  
Athena zoomed through her handwriting and finished all of her letter :)
Spencer was able to get through 20.  He started doodling a bit before that but wanted to continue a bit longer. 

For being sick it wasn't too bad for a firs day.  I would have liked it to be better. :/


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