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Glasses!

So I took the three older boys to get their eyes checked. Cassius already had glasses, but only needed to wear them at school. He kept them in the case in his backpack. A few weeks before the last day of school he said "Mommy, when are you going to fix my glasses?" Ah, well, I guess when you let me know that they are broken, son!  They were unsalvageable and by that time it really didn't matter too much anyway. I have no idea how long they were broken before he let me know about them. D lost his glasses, or broke them or...something. He typically looses them within a few weeks of starting the school year.  Then since Y will be starting kindergarten this year we got his eyes checked as well. We had an inking he maybe needed some help. Yep, his right eye is 20/100 and his left is 20/400!  So he needs to wear glasses all the time. Even with glasses the ophthalmologist said she could only get his vision to 20/30, but obviously that is still much much better.

Anyway. I took a…

Trying to get organized

I'm glad I gave myself so long to prepare for our first year of homeschooling. Since making our schedule for the first week I have also made a template of what things typically need to be accomplished each day:

Weekly Schedule Monday: OB/Midwife appt
Cassius: Math 1st Language Lessons Reading practice or lesson Writing with Ease Spelling Workout
Yusuf: Math Reading practice or lesson HWOT Letters and Numbers
Together: History – Read chapter, make a narration page Bible – Big Truths, read a chapter, introduce catechism for week Tuesday Ben's therapy from 11:00 – 12:00 GC at 6:00 or 7:00 Request library books for next week
Cassius: Math 1st Language Lessons Reading practice or lesson Writing with Ease Spelling Workout
Yusuf: Math Reading practice or lesson HWOT Letters and Numbers
Together: Science: Read appropriate encyclopedia, narration page (Can you tell me two things you learned about this animal? What was the most interesting thing we read about this animal?) Bible: Read 1 chapter…