Posts in category Scheduling

10 Tips for a Great Start to Your School Year:

This is such an exciting time of year! All those new school books have arrived in the mail, and you’re thinking through how to use them.  (Okay, so it’s also a little overwhelming, I know…) But even the kids are starting to look forward to starting homeschooling again as they look at their books! Most […]

10 Tips for Getting Through the Busy Spring Season

As the homeschool year winds down and summer approaches, there’s a sense of relief because another school year is almost done, right?  It feels so good to anticipate a time of rest and summer fun. But it seems that in the spring, many moms also feel anxious and overwhelmed with all there is to do […]

A New Way to Manage Your Home and Homeschool…

Each homeschooling family is unique, with specific needs and concerns.  But I do see a few common concerns amongst homeschoolers. Oftentimes homeschool moms seem to feel overwhelmed with managing their homeschool planning and record-keeping as well as managing their home and the many needs at home. I remember this being a struggle for me as […]

4 Homeschool Pitfalls to Avoid

As we began homeschooling, I remember thinking that I needed to do things right! I wanted our kids to have the best education possible. I bought little metal desks for the two oldest kids (ages 6 & 4) to do their school work in.  I bought all the workbooks and the teacher’s guides and we […]

Tips on Evaluating Your Homeschool Schedule

As you finish up the first semester of the school year, this is a great time to look back and evaluate all aspects of your homeschool to determine if there should be any changes made for the next semester. When you’re in the thick of it, it’s hard to take time to evaluate how things […]

Organizing your Homeschool Life

Organizing your Homeschool Life

As homeschoolers, we have a lot more “stuff” to organize and store. Books, resources, art and science projects, supplies for various activities and regular school supplies as well.   Plus we need to organize our homeschool days and plan for what we’ll be doing each day.  There’s a lot to remember, so we need to […]

Tips for Managing a Busy Home

  School has started and life is in full swing.   As a homeschool parent, it’s possible that things are getting a little overwhelming as you add the role of teacher to your already busy life again. I’m not saying that we ever stop teaching, but I’m referring to the “official” start school in the […]

16 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Wrapping up the School Year

16 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Wrapping up the School Year

Woohoo!  You finished another year of homeschooling! It’s such a good feeling to complete the year and look forward to summer! Time to celebrate!  Pat yourself on the back and give yourself some time to just relax and enjoy some time off! You earned it! Wait! One more thing, before it gets too far past […]

10 Ways to Avoid the “Supermom” Syndrome

10 Ways to Avoid the “Supermom” Syndrome

Do you feel ever feel overwhelmed with all the responsibilities you have in a given day?Are there just not enough hours in the day to get everything done? Do you fall into bed exhausted and wake up feeling like you just need another hour of sleep? I think most moms feel this way at various points […]