Organizing Your Homeschool Family

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Organizing Your Homeschool Family

Organizing Your Homeschool Family

What kind of planner are you? I am a list maker, the “old fashioned” pencil and paper kind of list maker. There is something about a pencil or pen in my hand which helps me to own my to-do list.   When we physically write something out, it helps our minds to own those tasks a little more than if we write it via a keyboard, in a virtual way.    Although, having smartphones and apps certainly are useful too.     In fact, at our house we have a virtual calendar for our family where each member is colour coded,

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Homeschool Organization – Schedules

Homeschool Organization – Schedules

  We all like our days to run smoothly, but what are you doing to help make that happen?   Whether you are a schedule type person or not, whether you unschool or follow a strict curriculum of studies, we all need some sort of organization to our day.   How We Organize our Home School Day   I vary from having a strict schedule when need be, to a more loose schedule where we mostly go with the flow; and I have built our week to reflect our varying needs.  I need days where we can be more free

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Housework and Homeschool: Striking a Balance

Housework and Homeschool:  Striking a Balance

Don’t all homeschool families have the perfect mom/wife  (dad/husband) running the ship? Well, I am here to say not all us moms are the perfect housewife. My house gets messy, sometimes we buy store bought cookies, and order in pizza!  There I said it!  Phew … what a load off my mind! I find there still seems to be  a few stigmas out there once people discover you homeschool. Some people  really imagine  a pioneer living type of scene where the mom…that’s me…is dressed in a long cotton skirt,  with long hair, either braided or rolled up into a bun, 

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