Written by Kara S. Anderson
I was talking with Melissa Camara Wilkins recently about the holidays, and she asked the best question:
That took me back a step. I don’t usually think about the holidays that way – I’m too busy focusing on what to do next. I often see the Christmas season as one giant to-do list, until I can hit my bed face-first Christmas night, exhausted, but finally able to rest.
That’s not how I want to feel about the holidays, though, and that’s not how I want to feel about homeschooling.
I don’t want these years to be filled with nothing but check-boxes and to-dos.
And so I’ve been giving a lot of thought lately to how our homeschool feels, and what I want it to feel like going forward.
As January rolls around in a few weeks, and we begin a new semester of learning, here are some of the things I want to focus on: