How many days of instruction do you need to plan for your homeschool? Since most curriculums come with 180 days of lesson plans we often assume we need to plan and teach 180 lessons from the book. In this episode, I share why this approach did not work for our family and what we do instead.
We all have good intentions. We might have nicely made lesson plans or we might have a general idea of what we want to accomplish during the school day. At the very least, we all desire to have a productive homeschool day. And then the day gets started and after what seems like a gazillion interruptions we realize it is 11:00 and you have accomplished almost nothing! In this episode, I share the strategies I use to minimize distractions so our homeschool day stays on track.
Learning how to eliminate, automate, and delegate your responsibilities can reduce your stress and help you accomplish more each day. This is important as a homeschool mom with many demands on your time. In this episode, we will explore what you can eliminate, automate, and delegate as a household manager and homeschool teacher.
I’ve tried to be a paper planner. I saw all of the cute planners out there for personal and homeschool planning and want to use one. And yet, I kept going back to my electronic planners. I have found though that I am not a purist in either camp. Here’s my experience with electronic and paper planners and how I found that a combination of the two works best for us.
There are just some days you wish you had a reset button for everyone in the house. I’ve found that taking breaks can often be just that button for us. In today’s episode of the Triumphant Minute, I’m talking about the importance of scheduling breaks in your homeschool and how you can make that happen.