In my life this week… We started back to our co-op this week. Can you hear my kids shouting for joy? They were ready and excited for a myriad of reasons. Seeing their friends was at the top of the list but they were also ready to delve into the classes that they will be taking at co-op. I will be spending time during co-op helping in a Learning Fun class for 3 & 4 year olds and teaching “Values to Grow By” – a Bible story class using Veggie Tale curriculum for kindergarten and 1st grade students. I am VERY excited about my class. I love Veggie Tales and I have the best group of kids. I also have the pleasure to be the parent helper in the SC History class. I may be more excited about this simply because even though I grew up in the great state of SC, there is a lot of history that I just don’t know. I look forward to learning as much as the kids in the class. In our homeschool this week… To be honest, we had rough mornings every day this week; except Monday because we were so excited about co-op. Our rough mornings were not because of attitudes or sickness or not wanting to do math. They were simply because for some reason Mom, that’s me, slept through my alarm every single morning. We started late so we ended late. Other than the morning thing, we’ve had a great week getting into our assignments for co-op class and forging ahead with all our other subjects. Helpful homeschooling tips or advice to share… Quizlet.com!!! I am sure that seasoned homeschool moms know about this. I actually learned about it at the end of last year but wanted to give a little reminder of it as we are already using it for vocabulary this year and loving the features it offers. Places we’re going and people we’re seeing… Haircuts and dentist appointments were on the calendar this week. Nothing exciting but very necessary. My favorite thing this week was… AWANA starting back at church. I help with TNT (the 3rd – 5th graders). I love seeing the kids excited about the verses that they have worked so hard to memorize and hearing them recite the verses. Questions/thoughts I have… Breakfast? My family is kind of tired of cereal and oatmeal. I’d love suggestions for healthy breakfast items. Quick and easy would be helpful and preferred. I’m grateful for… My faith!! I’m praying for… Family and friends facing surgery, waiting on test results, looking for jobs, dealing with the loss of a loved one. There is so much to pray for. I am so thankful that the Lord knows the request so much better than me. Thanks for sharing my homeschool journey. You can peek into the lives of other homeschool mom’s at The Homeschool Mother’s Journal. Joy to You!