A dear reader asked the question: Have you posted somewhere your schedule? Her question made me realize I have shared many of our homeschool habits here and there – even in a gigantic list. However, I’ve never typed out our basic school schedule, or order. Today’s 10 in 10 theme is 10 Things You Should Know About Me. I’m putting a spin on that and
On this last day we’ve settled into a routine. But you know what’s going to happen. It will happen. I must warn you. You get back in a routine and then you have one of those days. The days you just want to punt. When a team punts in a football game, they give up control of the ball. And when a homeschool parent punts,
Photo credit: Kendra @ Habits for a Happy Home Today I’m sharing with you our simple secret for success in getting back into a routine. We are ready for that routine because of those steps we’ve talked about earlier this week: sweet rest, listening to the Lord, having a plan and spending some time prepping. We also have some simple meals ready to fix. So
So we have rested and we have planned. But wait just one minute. We need fuel! And by that I mean food. If ever I was discouraged by something at the end of a long day of back-to-school, it was wrestling up something to eat. What to feed the masses after working so hard at getting back into a routine. Yes, we aim for back
Welcome back to Return of the Routine. Did you allow yourself some rest? Well today, while we are still resting, we are going to plan. Because every big game needs a plan. And we can be excited about the possibilities of the new year! Now I am not going to tell you how to plan. I’m not saying you have to plan out every day
Welcome to Five Days of Return of the Routine! I’m so glad you are here. First of all, if you are a reluctant return of the routiner, take heart. Pin this series and stop back by later. Take what you need when you need it. (But really, this series is for you!) The encouragement I offer these five days applies to getting back into a
That was the question this week. How to get back into a routine after a couple weeks of sickness. The answer? A hodgepodge. A mixture of these: Lower expectations. Do just the basics. Then, fall back into your habits. Leave room for spontaneity. Lower Expectations I reminded myself it was ok. Really it was ok, to let the laundry go. At least it was all clean.