today we began year 2 of our homeschooling journey. we now have a 3rd grader, kindergartner, and an almost 3 year old. i was so excited to get started this year and learned a lot during my first year. i was able to see what worked for us and what didn't in terms of curriculum, school space, our schedule and much more. over the summer i worked very hard on a special project. we have a room in our house that we used for storage since the time we bought the house. it has a great built in desk, bookshelves, and a full bathroom with access outside to the lake. after a year of cleaning off my dining table at the end of each day i thought it would be nice to create a school and creative spot for our kiddos. i know we will still school in many places around our house, and even outside of the house, but it is so nice to have a space to go to together to create and learn. my vision was to create a place that could encourage and inspire our children. i wanted to have a place that would remind them to DREAM, never give up, and create a lot. i wanted a place to remind them of the love of their heavenly Father. i wanted to fill the room with reminders of our love for each other and our appreciation and love of life.
the room is almost complete (i have a few more items that i ordered that have not arrived, but for the most part i am finished)...and i thought since it was the first day of our 2012 school year, i would share my project. i hope you enjoy a sneak peek into our school day. i am so grateful God has given me this time with my children. i am so blessed to be able to teach them daily and watch them grow in Him. i will never take these moments for granted.
" i can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" Philippians 4:13