Riddle-master trilogy was Re: Tolkien (was Re: Who invented the modern fantasy genre?)
Melissa at Proffitt.com
Wed Aug 25 16:45:28 EDT 2004
On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 21:20:54 +0100, Charles Butler wrote:
>> I still do, but the stress of having three children at three different
>> educational levels started to become a problem last spring. So we've
>> decided to keep two at home, send one to the local elementary school, and
>> another to a private school.
>I realize this is getting plain nosy, but just how many children do you
>have - 3 or 4 (or neither of the above)?
Bah, if I didn't expect nosiness I would keep silent.
I have four children: my ten-year-old daughter who is homeschooled, an
eight-year-old daughter in private school, a six-year-old son in public
school, and a four-year-old daughter at home (nominally in preschool). Last
year the three oldest were all being taught by me at home; I didn't count
the youngest because she's not really in school yet. It was that mix of
ages that made it too difficult for me--that and the frustration of keeping
one child on track while instructing another.
The oldest, who is reading this over my shoulder (hoping that I will stop
typing and play Age of Empires with her), likes to be at home; the other two
are more social. I do like homeschooling, but I've had to adapt to keep
(whose child thinks that her mother is not, in fact, sane, because of all
the goofy jokes and wordplays she uses)
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