Friday, February 13, 2009

No School Friday

It is a four day weekend for the girls. The wife is even taking off today to stay at home. Not sure exactly what we are going to do all day. My oldest needs a poodle skirt for school so I know the wife is going to be spending some time sewing that.

I will probably make this a homework day. Start studying spelling for next week. Amanda has so many things going on during the week, swim two time, basketball practice, and Wu Shu it is hard to find time to get all the homework done. So we use the weekend to get ahead. She doesn't like it, but the reality is that if she doesn't there is just to much going on during the week. We are cutting out Kumon. We were using it for math, but I never saw any real improvement. I think that the 15 minutes that we spend on that a day would be just as good if we used flash cards to practice multiplication and division.

Does anyone else make their kids study on the weekend? How about Kumon, anyone have any luck with it?

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Beautiful day

Yesterday was about 72 degrees and sunny. Actually got to open up the sunroof on the car. Picked up the girls from school and took them straight to swim class which lasted until about 7. Didn't get to enjoy any of the nice weather with them.

Last night was some severe weather. I slept through most of it.