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The best laid plans right?  I labored over lesson planning for WEEKS for the girls for next school year.  I finally had a system I wanted to commit to and wrote out four weeks of plans - what lessons, what days, what schedule we were going to keep.  Then they decided they wanted to start school early.  But not all school, just math and typing.  Seriously. And in that moment when I said yes instead of clutching desperately to my plans, I learned how to let go.  I am not a super great go-with-the-flow-er.  I like structure.  I like to know what is coming.  I like to feel in control of my days and my moments.  But I said yes anyway.  And you know what?  It won't matter.  I know that our 180 school days should be a certain amount of math for them.  I know that by the end of the year we should have finished our history and science lessons.  I know that they will read and write better then and improve from where they are now.  So why not. I also decided that schooling while it was