This year, we started homeschooling our kids, mostly as a way of sticking together as a family. Because of my husband’s job as a professional baseball coach, we move a few times a year.
As we began our homeschool journey, I decided pretty quickly that I didn’t want to have a million pieces of paper to organize or endless works of art that would end up in a shoebox (or the trash).
I also wanted them to have something they could hold onto, romantically hoping they will treasure these items as adults looking back over their childhood education.
So instead of loose papers, we have started the practice of keeping journals. Right now we have five separate notebooks, a few of which should last them their entire childhood.