Friday, January 27, 2012

Why we homeschool

Because sometimes, when I lay out my books and lesson plans and worksheets for our morning of Pre-K, my daughter has a better idea.

Sometimes, she looks me in the eye and says, "Mommy, I'm ready to learn today!"

"Great sweetie," I reply, glancing at the materials I've prepared. "Did you have something specific in mind?"

"I want to learn how to draw a frog," she tells me without hesitation.

Telling time will have to wait then. Today, we will learn how to draw a frog. 

And that smile she gave me when she figured out she could do it? 

That was my Teacher of the Year award.

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