In many ways, 2018 has been a crucial year for our homeschooling. Our oldest was 10 for most of 2018 and tackling fifth grade, which, where I come from, counts as middle school. I kept looking over my shoulder at the last five years (Where did they go?) since we started homeschooling. On the other hand, I also kept looking forward to the next eight (Can I do it? I think I can! I think I can!).
My daughter and I got to meet Tennessee Governor and First Lady Haslam in Nashville at the Executive Mansion, where we had dinner with the Top 100 Readers of TN.
It feels like we are in the middle of our years with children at home. We have had children for 10 years (now 11) and we have another 10 to go to graduate our youngest, who is 8. If you cannot follow the math, it is my fault. My words fail me. The point is, I feel like we are in the middle of my homeschooling career, should I choose to accept this mission all the way through. Continue reading »
My son has a birthday coming up soon. He will be nine. The last nine years have gone by fast. That’s an understatement, of course. Any parent knows that statement is an understatement. Parents of college students tell me that the next nine years will go by even faster, though it does not seem possible. I trust them, though, and I am bracing.
TN Governor Bill Haslam explains Tennessee Promise.
I am also looking into the College Nebula. Here’s what I have found out so far: Continue reading »