School officially starts today for my oldest. I can't believe I have a first grader. Not sure why Kindergarten didn't hit me (probably because of Covid), but first grade is giving me all the sad feels. We did a bit of back to school shopping and I did some major labeling this past weekend as … Continue reading So It Begins.
We are officially in fully remote mode over here. Last week my daughter's school had one case occur for the first time and they decided to have a two week break since the "secondary" elementary school (grades 2-5) has had 5 cases. Typically they've just been doing a deep clean and tracing and the next … Continue reading Going Fully Remote.
My daughter started Kindergarten (hybrid model) on September 10th.It's been a few weeks since she's started her A.M session and only two since she started her "remote learning" sessions. The in school portion is two and a half hours. She is going five days a week unless she happens to be off on that particular … Continue reading Kindergarten, COVID Style.
My first born just turn FIVE this past week. I honestly cannot believe she is five. The cliche is true; they grow up too fast.As of right now, our town [re-voted] will have a hybrid and fully remote learning option. We plan to have our oldest do the hybrid option. This wouldn't be so new … Continue reading Minimalist Homeschool “Room” [Pre-K & K]
It's vacation week for Samantha and I've been trying to plan out some activities for her that are fun and learning based. I have not shared this on the blog but Samantha now goes to preschool three days a week and does small group/ speech therapy two times a week. Her teachers (and us) have been in … Continue reading Homeschool Reading Activities
If you're like me, you experienced some snow last week and maybe even this week.I live in New England so it's inevitable, but for places like New York City (where I'm originally from) it's waaaaay too early. But it's fitting because I actually put up the Christmas tree before the snow, so maybe I jinxed … Continue reading Holidays and Homeschool
Our toddler started Preschool the first week of September!With my foot injury (again, long post for another day), I needed to have a break! It was a last minute decision that was made after the Preschool Homeschool post I made. The toddler's 9-11am window is her most active and Preschool is 8:50am-11:20am, so it works well! … Continue reading Preschool Homeschool “Routine”
This year we decided to a bit of "homeschooling" for the toddler. She is super smart and we want to help her grow! Preschool just isn't in our budget right now as over the next 12 months, we are buckling down and trying to pay off some of our debt.I've been looking at various websites … Continue reading Preschool “Homeschool” Ideas!