Why ditching the chore chart resulted in more chores with less whining.
“How can I help you?”
“Slavery, Abe Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr has a dream, everything is great because black and white kids can be friends.”
Adjusting to our new homeschool life has certainly had it’s challenges but the freedom to do things like this make it worth it.
Every day as I raise my 4 boys I remember this. Every day there is some example, somewhere that I can set for them… and every day there is some example somewhere that makes that job more difficult.
Several people have asked me how homeschool is going and I haven’t really had the ability to answer that question.
I’ve noticed a weird trend and I’m not sure if it’s a recent thing or not… But somewhere there seems to be this idea that we are supposed to look back on every memory of parenthood and miss them… we’re supposed to love the tough moments and the hard days because that’s what good mothers do. …