It’s that time of the school year when homeschooling just seems to drag on. With one week off during November, two weeks off for Winter Break, rainy days and chilly nights, our whole routine is completely thrown off. This kind of puts me in a teaching slump. Since my daughter is supposed to be on ‘vacation’ I have let her watch more television and play more video games. When we actually sit down to do a bit of school work, neither of us are in the right frame of mind. Any suggestions on how to keep my daughter and I from mental meltdown?