We are SO behind after being in Florida for a week! But here’s the deal, we are closing in on the end of May (school’s out for summer, can’t you just hear Alice Cooper?). It’s coming whether we want it to or not. And believe me, we DO! So, at times like these, I have to remove my list-checking hat and take a deep breath. I find it easier at the end of the year to be less firm on projects, because I remember as a substitute teacher in the school system, the kids are kinda done! We don’t do testing in homeschool, like they do, but there is something in the air during springtime that says, “I JUST wanna be outside; I’ve fulfilled my requirements for the year!” So, if you find yourself getting nowhere fast trying to shove the last bits of something down, take a deep breath and relax. Take a mental health day, or a field trip. Yeah, you’ll be even further behind, (he he) but when you return to the desk, it’ll be with renewed interest and vigor. We’ll soon be swimming, I promise….