Now that everything is kind of shaking out, did you overspend on homeschooling stuff/classes this year?
I don't think we really had a budget. We spent what we thought was necessary. I have even tried to turn our trips into learning experiences along the way. I will probably do a better job at it next year...since this was the first year we have had these trips all over the state.
Yes. Lol with it being our first year I think I spent more than necessary. I was trying to get supplies and figure out curriculum. Now that we have curriculum in place (hopefully it will all work) I'll know what to get next time and can look for better deals.
I stayed in budget only because I got a gift card to change out science lol.
I didn't set a budget, but I probably spent more than necessary. I'm going to do better this year (chant it with me...)
Nope. We visited the book store too often and I am a bookaholic! LOL
I pretty much stayed on budget.
I am a Home Schooling, Vaccinating, Non spanking, Nightmare Cuddling, Dessert Giving, Bedtime Kissing, Book Reading, Stay at Home Mom. I believe in the benefit of organized after school activities and nosy, involved parents. I believe in spoiling my children. I believe that I have seen the village and I do not want it anywhere near my children. Now for the controversial stuff: we're Catholic, we're conservative, and we own guns (now there's no need to ask, lol). Aimee
I stayed on budget, give or take an order from Rainbow!
Hey - the convention was fun, and helpful as I switched our writing course for next year. I don't know that I'll go next year if I don't have to research anything (I like physically flipping through stuff). You didn't miss a whole lot, though there were some fun science suppliers. One had EVERYTHING you could want to dissect. Elyssa picked up one bag then quickly put it back when I told her it was a cow's eye! Cool and gross all out at the same time!
I think we for the most part stayed on budget for this past school year. I've already kinda gone over for next year already...At the last minute we decided to switch a whole bunch of the extra curriculars up, which is why we've gone over. O well. We also weren't sure which writing program we wanted to do with Jamie from this point forward, and since I have to physically see it, feel it, look through it, I got a bunch of them so I could make a decision lol. No amount of reviews or samples were cutting it for me. I think we're going to end up using all of them too :/ (Poor kid...Mom can't make up her mind so she's stuck with them all...at least she's not doing them all in a day every day).
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