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Preparing for the New School Year – My Homeschool Planning & Organization Resources

I am a planning junkie. I am so good at planning and coming up with new ideas, but my darling husband will tell you that I am so not good at implementing them and following through. So it has been my entire life. Overall Life Planning Even though I very successfully use Google Calendar to keep track of my family’s schedule, I really enjoy using the iBloom Life & Business planner to work out my daily goals and to do list, Power Sheets to track my weekly and monthly goals, and a family/homeschool planner (from the Recollections Collection at Michael’s) to write … Read more

Do Homeschoolers Have to Teach Every Subject Every Day?

I have written before about how I work full-time and homeschool my girls. It’s a challenge, but we make it work. One thing we do I think would benefit lots of other homeschool families, though. This is something that everyone could do. I like to pretend that we are Charlotte Mason homeschoolers. I like her ideas, and I like how she does things. It is in the practice of learning, however, that we have to part ways. Charlotte Mason required students to learn all subjects every day. She ran a school, and that is how schools do things. When I … Read more