Here is my check list for the next few days ...
___ I made each of my kids laugh today.
___ I found a way to get one of my kids to say “That was so much fun!”
___ We read aloud and I heard the words I read, and noticed one great simile and one great word pair.
___ We followed one rabbit trail today (someone brought up a subject that made me stop what I was doing to go do a google search, to look for a movie or book on the topic, to talk about it and follow it up with a plan of some kind).
___ I hugged each of my kids.
___ I listened to one child tell me a long story about something important to him.
___ I learned how to do something today that one of my kids taught me.
___ I read a blog or book or magazine about relaxed schooling.
___ I didn’t do one thing that I hate to do.
___ I didn’t make my kids do _________ today.
___ I did one thing that made me supremely happy today.