Friday, January 29, 2010

More excitements this week.

Well I should say more excitement on Thursday...

It all started when Jérémy got up and his side was all red again in the face.  Same side...

Mmmm!  Definetively NOT 5th disease for sure.   So I left a message to my doctor's office and waited to see if I could go in.  The secretary called back and yes indeed I could go in and bring Jérémy.

Turns out it is a skin condition.   Stop using the prescription and put some Benadryl cream.   Pack the four kids out of the doctor's office and off to the drugstore behind.   Got some cream.   Pack the kids in the van and put some cream on Jérémy.  Drive back home.

By the time I got back home it was almost lunch time.   So much for homeschooling that morning...

So we had lunch.   Put the younger ones to bed.  Alexandre did his Math U See lesson and previous lesson's test.    We revised his Awana scriptures (he was going to do his last silver from his book).

So last week, he completed his book.  This week, he did his last silver in the book and half his gold.   He received his Silver badge that night.   First boy to complete his silver from his book in THREE years.   Can you believe it?   Most kids go to school so I can understand that they would only do the basis but honestly the silver part is only more scriptures to learn. 

The Gold badge however... that is more work indeed.   Alexandre did a scrapbook page in the past as well as a solar system.   He had to learn scriptures as well.   His last gold is very demanding on the memory part.   He has to list all the reasons for the four questions he had throughout his book and give the supporting scriptures as well.   There are 8 reasons per question and each reason has at least 2 supporting scriptures.   So we need to work on this.  But he is motivated.   Again, I think it will be the first time a boy will get it in three years.  

Now he wants to participate to the Quizzing competition.   I learned that it is very strict and demanding.   We have mixed feelings about it.   We will test him to see how he will react.   Then we will see.   If he really wants to do it and is prepared to face a negation then we might let him participate.   We will see.


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