If you're reading this now but haven't read my previous post, you might want to go back and read that first. Then, this will make more sense.
Although I still welcome advice (as always), I found the MFW message board very helpful with regards to reading (1st grade). If anyone struggles with MFW curriculum, I highly encourage visiting their message board. I feel like I can get some sleep now! Maybe my week isn't so strange after all. Ahh, who am I kidding? It truly has been!