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tiredmomfor2
Time is Flying!
February 4, 2013 at 8:33 AM
I sat down to lesson plan for this week last night.
While I was at it I went a head and did the calculations to see when we would be finishing things up and moving onto the next grade.
We school year round. There is no real stopping point for us. If we finish a book we start a new one. Then when we take a break, it is just a break and we pick up where we left off.
Well I was looking at the kids' math books. Dd(5) will be done with her math in 3 weeks. Then she will be starting a first grade math. DS(7) will be done with his first grade math the second week in April.Then he can start 2nd grade math.
Seems like we just started these books a few months ago. As exciting as it is to see them finish these books and know we are moving forward, it is just crazy how fast it seems to be going!

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  • hhhanna
    by hhhanna
    February 4, 2013 at 8:35 AM

    As we get older, time goes faster and faster.  

  • mem82
    by mem82
    February 4, 2013 at 11:50 AM

    I know what you mean!

  • usmom3
    by usmom3
    BJ
    February 4, 2013 at 1:30 PM

     I read somewhere once (can't find it now or would share link) everything taught in traditional schools that take 12 years to learn actually only takes a few years by homeschoolers because the distractions & restrictions of the classroom don't apply to the homeschool setting.

  • tiredmomfor2
    February 4, 2013 at 1:34 PM
    I have seen something similar as well. :) very encouraging. Lol



    Quoting usmom3:

     I read somewhere once (can't find it now or would share link) everything taught in traditional schools that take 12 years to learn actually only takes a few years by homeschoolers because the distractions & restrictions of the classroom don't apply to the homeschool setting.


  • kirbymom
    February 4, 2013 at 2:42 PM

    That is one of the perks of homeschooling. On the one hand, you do WAY more schooling but, on the other hand, You are done much faster than if you went by the schedule the public system is set on.  :)  

  • coala
    by coala
    February 4, 2013 at 4:45 PM

    Yay for your kiddos!!!!  That would scare me a little.  My youngest DD could move at a faster pace than she is going, but she doesn't want to pick up the pace.  LOL  I just move at her speed.  Seems like your kids are just getting it and flying right along.

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