Images of math, language arts, social studies, and science books have been swirling around in my head fervently this past week. I’ve had a few very late nights and it seems planning for the upcoming school year is pretty much all I can think about. To say I’ve been feeling frazzled is an understatement. Which is weird because all summer I was confident about my plan. THEN I began comparing myself to another mom who appeared to be so well organized. Ridiculous. Her and I are so different. What works for her will definitely not work for me.
I’ve been bending Dawn‘s ear about my worries and as usual she’s been very helpful. I also woefully spilled my guts on the online homeschool group of which I’m a member, and got some great support. Then, unrelated to my post, a mom put up the link to this video. It came at the exact right time. It’s cute and humorous, but also meaningful…to me. I actually teared up because it speaks to my concerns at the moment. And, yes, even after three years (one year full time) of homeschooling, I still experience moments of freaked-out worry that I’m ruining my kids!
Yes, curriculum is important but this helped me put it into some perspective. For today anyway! 😆 “As long as we know how to read I know we’ll be alright.”
I’m ready for year four. No matter how it goes – bring it on!