Through homeschooling, our family has realized a variety of benefits outside the range of our initial goals. However, what has our attention right now is the amount of time Duncan has to investigate, study, and practice within the area of occupational education (a requirement per Washington State with greater definition at the high school level).
There are a lot of memory keeping tools I like. However right now, I have a lot of memories I want to commit to photo books and there is one tool I am finding indispensable: Digital templates.
Recently, I began memory keeping again in earnest. Which is great because it seems that I collect photographs, memorabilia, and stories. But, it's a bit amazing, too, because I'm good at culling those stories, ripping them out of my journals and blogs for various reasons. Luckily, I can never bring myself to burn the old entries. Instead, I hang on to everything as a backup, listening to a little voice in my head that says, "Someday, I might wish I still had that."
When Duncan grows up, he wants to be a Daddy, a programmer, an animator, an architect, and an artist. So, it occurred to me that a skill benefiting all of these occupations is project management—something I'm pretty good at and have trained others to do in my past-life as an engineer. Only, Duncan is a bit younger than the crowd I've coached before,