It is really a challenge to do a weekly wrap up with so many product reviews going on around here but I have a lot of neat things to share. I was literally twittling my thumbs last summer looking for things to do to keep busy. This year I can barely keep up. I've had 3 new children join my household since July 6th so I know that has a lot to do with it. We went from consuming 1 gallon of milk in 10 days to 3 gallons in a week! BIG adjustment and a lot of store runs but that is a story for another time.
Princess needed to recover from her 2 week leadership institute 2 weeks ago at JMU but she only got one week's rest before
Then she started an 8 week SAT writing class through time4writing.com (review coming up in a few weeks). Lastly, she has been attending a Math & Science camp all this week at George Washington University. I have to drive every morning during morning rush hour to drop her off by 8:30 am then back again to pick her up by 3:30 pm. I use the HOV lanes so I am able to get there in about 40 minutes if I don't take a wrong turn which I do every.single.day. If anyone has ever driven in the metro DC area you understand! The things we do for our kids.
She has spent the week designing and constructing a bridge model. She has tinkered with computer design software, she budgeted funds for material costs and built a mini-model to withstand weight. It has been a great experience for her.
|the final bridge|
While Princess is all work and very little play, we spent a day at Kings Dominion. The weather was perfect and there were no long lines. I didn't feel bad leaving Princess behind since she went to Six Flags while at JMU without us.
It been a good week. Curriculum planning looms in the back of my mind but I just can't bring myself to pick up any books. I'm praying it will just all come together when I need it to.
Head over to weirdunsocializedhomeschoolers to see what other moms were up to this week.