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1.#2 has decided that he's going to run cross country this year with the homeschool track team. It's the perfect sport for a family with crazy schedules. He'll train at home and then run in the weekend meets under our homeschool association's banner. He came to me and said, "Hey, Mom, you used to run. Can you help me?" I was delighted to in no small part because I've been looking for a running partner who can get me going in the morning, since there are few naggers better than preteen boys, I was in! We're on day 2 of our training. While I can outrun him easily in distance and endurance so far, his legs sure are a lot younger than mine. I want springy 12 year old legs again!
2.#5 is thrilled to be starting school this year. He'll be in pre-K/Kindergarten. He's been eagerly watching his books arrive in the mail and excitedly flipping through them. I love his newbie enthusiasm! I'm not sure he understands the concept of homeschooling completely though, in spite of growing up in a homeschooling household. He wants to take his math to Sunday School and is certain that he needs a lunchbox to eat in our cafeteria.
3.The Catholic Writers' Guild Conference is next week here in the Dallas area. I'm thrilled to be going and learning more about how to be a good (and maybe professional) writer, but I'm nervous too. I've never left the baby for that long, and she's not great about taking a bottle. I can pump it and leave it, but here's hoping that Oma can get her to take it. (Fingers crossed!)
3.5Are you going to be at the Conference? I'd love to meet up and get to put names and faces together. Besides, I've just been dying to talk to someone about