As I finally fell into bed on day #184 of our homeschool year, I wondered if what I was doing really mattered. I thought back over my day. Except for keeping two teenagers from killing each other, I’d done nothing earth-shaking or remarkable.
After breakfast, I hustled the kids to get out their books, checked math, and revised two compositions. I threw a load of laundry into the machine between a science video and a history lesson, and slapped lunch on the table. Later I did a few chores, met a friend for coffee, and rushed to make dinner. Tomorrow would be pretty much the same. Was I making a difference? [Read more…]