Life Update: Homeschool and Gardening

I’m super tired, so sorry if this post is all over the place. I just wanted to sit down, reflect, and share some pictures 🙂

School

We’ve managed to do school EVERY DAY this week! I know it’s only Tuesday, but I still feel like it’s a big win – mostly because I had the energy for it. It feels like the fog is starting to clear. I hope it continues!

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Homeschooling with Depression and a Baby

The past few weeks I’ve been in a bit of a fog. My anxiety and depression have awakened from their slumber, but I’m trying to put them back to sleep. Having a baby always wreaks havoc on a woman emotionally and hormonally, but when you’re already trying to keep emotional disorders at bay it’s a tad more frustrating when it all gets thrown out of whack. Good thing that baby is so dang cute…

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Our Favorite Read Aloud Books for History and Science

I’ve found that while my boys are young, my favorite way to study history and science is with read aloud books. These are a few books that we’ve read and really loved!

Our Favorite Read Aloud Books for Science and History - Aprils Happy Place: Motherhood and Homeschool
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School, Bullet Journals, Canada, and My Precious Boys

School Update

We made a goal for 2019 that we wouldn’t watch any tv or play any video games until after 3pm on school days. I thought it would be a pretty difficult transition since we had been binging on the tv because we were sick and it was Christmas time, but it’s had an awesome unanticipated side affect – the boys are so bored that they beg me to do school! And there is no rushing through it because they can’t turn on the tv until 3 anyway. It has worked out so much better than I could have imagined.

A handwriting page Kender completed a while back – I’m still amazed at the progress he’s made!
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