Motherhood

Our favorite books!

I have always hoped my kids would love reading as much as I do… so far, so good! They are always down for a trip to the library and some time on the couch with a pile of books. Not long ago my son brought an impressively high tower of books to the couch, a smirk on his face. He was obviously testing out my endurance; I am proud to say I stayed the course and read the whole tower’s worth. Continue reading “Our favorite books!”

Motherhood

Alphabet Fun

Preschool homeschooling has been an adventure so far. Most days are really great, and we enjoy playing, reading, and completing workbook pages. The goal has been to do “Mommy & L” School for an hour in the mornings on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. We started in January and have probably actually done my full schedule on about half of the days.

I value the time we spend doing school together more than I thought. The intentional time spent with L has been great for both of us, and it’s thrilling to watch her grow and learn. L’s biggest strength so far has been letter recognition (mostly uppercase) and learning letter sounds. Her memory is baffling – she certainly did not get it from me. I’ve been trying to do occasional activities to build on what she knows and continue working on these skills. Here are some we’ve had fun doing. Continue reading “Alphabet Fun”