Pregnancy has definitely thrown most of our homeschooling plans for a loop, good thing we are partly unschoolers ;) I'm just so tired and still feeling sick off and on at 20 weeks. Anyone else?
I have always homeschooled. Oldest is 11. Some years have been pretty laid back when I have had hard pregnancies, but this pregnancy I have felt great. We are having fun studying Ancient History this year. We have a pretty cool timeline we like to add to. And we love just reading together and doing fun projects.
Sigh... I'll be lurking here. Our oldest went to JK for 2 months, and we had homeschooled since then up until this fall. He just turned 12. Dh has been getting antsy about getting him into school for a year or two now; he's very much in favour of public schooling for older kids. So we had registered him and I was looking at spending the rest of the summer working on math with him, since we realized that they don't do late registrations for fall birthdays here, and so he would be starting gr. 7 instead of gr.6, which is what I was going by. Then this pregnancy happened and kicked my butt, and dh said maybe this year, we should but the next two in school as well, so I can get more rest and not have to divide my attention between so many at home. We went back and forth about it and ended up putting them both in (which meant doing math catch-up with our second as well, as he also has a fall birthday).
Anyway, in my mind, I still feel like I'm in "homeschooling mom" mode, and it's a little sad for me when I see a thread like this and then realize, no, that doesn't apply to me now. It's like I lost the job I've had for the last 8 years. Hats off to you ladies who are hanging in there!
We use a cyber school, but I am the primary teacher.
It was *hard*, starting the school year and being in the first trimester. Getting a little better now. But I have *not* been able to start our work until 10 am, which frustrates me because I much prefer an early start and an early finish.
I'm homeschooling, actually a second generation homeschooler! But like you, it's been thrown off by being so sick. Then we went to Canada (which was educational in itself) and now I'm swamped with work, so it's been tough, but we're hanging in there. My guys are 4 and 5, so they don't need hours of schooling or anything. It's still a struggle sometimes.