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Saturday, November 12, 2011

The Fish Store (mini aquarium)

We went to the local fish store and learned a little about fish. It was fun and a very easy, relaxed field trip.

Everyone's favorite: NEMO

Sea Urchin

Friday, November 11, 2011

The Pumpkin Patch

EKWP went to the Pumpkin Patch. We went on a hayride to the pumpkin field, went through a corn maze, learned about different kinds of pumpkins, and had minimal fit throwing. :) All in all it was a fun day.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Rough Day

I knew not all days were going to be easy when I started homeschooling. Today was a doosie. doozy? doozie? Anyway, By noon were were done with only 2 subjects and barely got started on a 3rd. I was frustrated, she was frustrated. Finally about 3, we quit. That was enough. and I took a nap. I felt better after the nap, but my attitude was definitely not what it should have been, which consequently made her have a bad attitude. The milk got spilled three times, and it was such to the point that I thought, "yah, why not?" As if I didn't have enough to deal with at that point. I guess I feel like I have fallen behind lately with everything relating to housework and it has me beyond frustrated. Why is it that I feel like a failure if I can't be 'supermom' I already know its not possible, yet I still try, in vain, to achieve the unattainable. So here I am sitting, blogging, and my super sweet husband is cleaning up. Have I mentioned that he's AWESOME. I got the best one ladies, sorry. He is forgiving of my moods (today, in particular) and helps way more than any other husband I know of. This post started out complaining and ended up being a rave about my AWESOME husband. All that to say, I guess, when I can't be supermom, I've got a great support system to get me through the TERRIBLE HORRIBLE NO GOOD VERY BAD DAYS. (one of the funniest books ever, by the way)

Revamped field trip

The Whole EKWP Group

We were supposed to go to the Pumpkin Patch, but it was raining. So, we went to the discovery museum instead. They were kind enough to give us a slight school discount at the last minute. A very fun, although unplanned field trip.