Wow.  These past 3 weeks have FLOWN…and I’ve barely had a chance to take a deep breath.

Everything is changing in our lives right now.

First of all, in my last post, I talked about how I allowed my daughter to finally test her wings at our local school.  Meanwhile, I was supposed to be building my business and still doing preschool with my 3-year-old…


we found out we were moving.

I can’t really discuss the full details of exactly when and where until it’s all transpired…but let’s just say, it’s a BIG move, and I wasn’t (nor was my hubby) ready for this big of a change.

What does that mean for our school plans this year? Once again, they have been disrupted…but…hey, I’m not complaining.  It is a good change.

I just can’t believe that in one year we’ve gone from homeschooling, to a brief 1-month stint at our local public school, and we’ll be back to homeschooling again.  I joke with Ny that she got to experience school outside of home for only 1 month before she has to fly back home to the nest again…but it’s a school change I think she’s looking forward to.

She actually loved it (mostly the daily socialization and fun factor), but has indicated that she misses exploring history together as a family (in her school, they don’t start history of any type until around 4th grade).

She also misses the leisure time she spends reading (did I mention she is an AVID reader that could soak up 2 or 3 good chapter books in one day?)  That just doesn’t happen at school.

In fact, we are still trying to conform to the AR levels (AR stands for Accelerated Reading program)…and I find it a bit controversial.  Personally, we’d prefer to just read for the fun of it…

My main concern was that she would enjoy herself, and now that I’ve seen her confidence level boost I am happy.  I’m a happy camper who fears no public school, but still completely enjoys and embraces the freedoms of home education.  And when we do move, we will most definitely be  homeschooling.

To be honest, I am still in a HUGE daze.  I can’t believe this is finally happening, but it’s been long overdue.  I’m going to miss my friends and family, but this is a huge blessing for our family as well.

So many mixed emotions here…

Until the next post and update…

About Demetria Zinga

Demetria is a homeschooling mom and mompreneur who lives in Silicon Valley with her husband, two daughters, and a dog. She currently runs two podcasts for homeschool moms and moms in business, writes songs, and spends lots of time at coffee shops. Her goal is to be an encourager and motivator of women, helping them to find success and joy in homeschooling, business, and motherhood.

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