It’s been a fairly low-key week at my house this week. I have loved it! We have had our fair share of dramatics recently, and I’m thankful there were no emergencies or major hang-ups this week.
In homeschool news, we had to make a curriculum change. I tried really hard to make our science work, but it was just too much work for me. I’ll share more about that soon, but I’ll be spending my weekend rewriting our science lesson plans, printing out notebooking pages, and gathering supplies. Emma is super excited about her new program so that makes all this weekend’s work worth it.
We took our second field trip of the year. We went to go watch The Secret Garden at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. I read this book aloud to Emma last year (or maybe the year before), and I was really excited to take her to the musical. I decided that not everything works as a musical. About halfway through the first act, I was about ready to go. But, then Mary discovered the garden, and we decided to stick it out. I’m glad we did, because the second act was considerably better than the first. However, the back story of Mary and Collin’s parents was almost a bigger part of the show than Mary, Collin, and the garden.
Isaac had a big week this week. He kicked off the weekend with the Homecoming Dance. Then, he was asked to participate in a radio interview about his summer internship with our local government. He also started Invisalign treatments. He’s not really loving that at the moment. His mouth is very sore. But, the end result will be soooo worth it!
Now, I’m going to ask for a little advice. Emma, twelve, is having a really hard time sleeping these days. We aren’t sure if it has to do with her broken wrist, but she’s just always tired. I would love your suggestions about helping tweens sleep. She was so tired one afternoon this week that she fell asleep on the living room floor with the dog, and she proceeded to take a 2 hour nap. I actually had to wake her up to go to ballet class. Ugh! Help?