So, I woke up earlier than I had been so that I could make it to the gym and be completely ready before J and K woke up. I was almost done eating breakfast, when the first boy, K, descended from the upstairs. I tried to make it special for them this morning. I decorated the window in the kitchen and each boy got a small crate with new school supplies and a puzzle. I made their favorite for breakfast, chocolate chip pancakes.
We began school at 9:30 AM with prayer and Bible study. We then moved to the kitchen for handwriting, reading, math, science and history. I would like to say that the day went flawlessly. There was complaining. I was frequently asked, "When will we be done?" But, I am so thankful that we have started again. As difficult as it can be sometimes, I enjoy teaching my sons. I enjoy watching them grow in knowledge. And I like that our normal routine is starting again.
Here's to a wonderful new school year!