Sometimes I find that I just parent from my gut. Today was one of those ‘gut it out’ days. Late this afternoon, the boys (ages 6 & 7.5) were invited to the next door neighbor’s house, to run through the sprinkler with the 6 yo girl who lives there. They play together occasionally, so this […]
In my post about pencil grips, I stated that I ordered the 3-pack. They arrived today! I immediately put the crossover grip on a pencil for D2 to try out, and he said it felt good. He held it exactly as he’s supposed to, with no coaxing, er, coaching, from me at all! I think […]
We’re still at it. D1 is really difficult to keep moving ahead on any one thing. Some days, he just cannot do school at all, or won’t. Others, we get through just math, or just reading. He is reading amazingly well, considering he’s hardly had what I would call regular instruction. He just picks it up and I can praise God for that. Math too, is very easy for him, and when he is willing to sit down with me and do it, he has no trouble. Still, I’m stressed.
D1 and I have been pretty faithfully working on his phonogram cards. He just finished List A in The WISE Guide for Spelling. We spent about three weeks on List A, doing half (10 words) at a time and working at it until he had the words completely. I pulled out our Christian Liberty Phonics […]