Homeschool started today, and with it a new routine for all three of us - the art gratitude journal. The plan is that each day we will journal to a quote from this book:
SouleMama. I decided to have the quotes pre-written for the kids, so they could just glue them in and focus on the art. With Madeline's motor issues and Max's distaste for writing (unfortunately cultivated during first grade at public school, where benchmarks dictate paragraph writing for six and seven year old's, despite the developmental inappropriateness of it), I wanted them to see this as a joyful exploration, not an assignment. Here are their results:
Yes, we have found a new morning routine.