It is August 6th, the beginning of my annual "homeschool nesting" season. Now most mothers start this process in June or earlier, but, for me, it usually hits me about a week into August that the summer will not last forever, and I need to start decluttering, beautifying, planning, and dreaming about the year to come.
One of my resolutions for this year is to be home more. I am going to reduce our outside commitments as much as possible and enjoy the greatest gift of homeschooling--TIME. Time to think and dream and learn and love and be together.
I hate to see the summer end, but there is something to be said for turning leaves and turning pages, morning walks and evening fires . . . glorious, golden days together that will never come again.
Thank you, dear Lord, for another year of homeschooling. What a gift.
[Someone, please, remind me to go back and reread this post in February!]
[Today's small step in the right direction: Signing up for courses in Honors Chemistry and Human Biology at Homeschool Connections.]