Thursday, February 7, 2008

Finding that groove thang...

We're slowly finding our way back into school. I'm starting to get excited about putting together lesson plans again.

With family visiting for the kids' baptisms, we took it easy and just did our workbooks, bible study, and our story time. We are now up to Lamentations in memorizing the books and we have 4 memory verses learned. We're studying the Plagues in Exodus. And we finished reading The Door to Time and have started The Long Lost Map, books from a series by Ulysses Moore. The second book is an adventure in ancient Egypt, which ties in nicely with our study from Exodus and the study of Egypt we are beginning. I love it when a plan comes together. (now where have I heard that before?)

Next week I hope to add in some more lesson time and get going on our science experiments again. I want to blow something up! :D I need to remember to take pictures!

The kids have progressed quite well in math. We're working on Pre-Algebra stuff right now. We should finish our 6th grade math books in the next couple months and be ready to move into 7th by May.

Jeremy has joined a baseball team and so he will begin having practices 3 times a week through February and then games begin in March. PE class is pretty hit or miss at the park as many of the families that have signed up don't always show up. I'm going to be looking into soccer for Kylie, which should be starting up soon.

Seems we're getting busier and busier.


jodyfoznot said...

Your grandmother is one beautiful woman, and your tribute to her just as lovely! May God bless you with many more years together.

Love you,

jodyfoznot said...


Oops...I had two blogspots open at the same time, and I posted to yours instead of my friend Jeny's, who's grandmother just turned 85...

Sorry! :o)

jodyfoznot said...

Okay, here's what I meant to say...

How wonderful that the kids have been baptized! Caleb approached us last week wanting to be baptized. He said he wants to show everyone, including God, that he is going to love God and Jesus forever. So we're going to have a baptismal service in March...maybe even Easter Sunday. I'm excited about it, especially for my boys. (I'm pretty sure Gabriel wants to be baptized, too, but he wishes it were his own idea...)

BTW, I love that you found a fictional book based on Ancient Egypt. We're still in the ancients, and I know the boys would love something like that. I'll have to check it out...

Love you, friend!

P.S. I still don't have much of a voice, and I still feel like I could collapse at the slightest breeze, but we are overall doing much better! Thanks for your prayers and well-wishes! jf