Not ashamed to say it. Just four weeks into the new year and homeschooling an 8th grader and a 6th grader is kicking my hiney.
More specifically, an 8th grader who is taking a high-school Biology course, doesn’t manage his time extremely well and can’t resist a game of hide-and-seek with his sisters.
And a 6th grader who never misses an opportunity to distract his brother and can usually be found shooting baskets instead of finishing his handwriting practice.
The school day around here has lasted until 5 PM on more than one occasion.
Mama just can’t do that.
So we all sat down and had a talk. And took away some screens.
Learning that a little motivation goes a long way.