planning

A weekly planning dashboard that works – hot tips from real moms

A weekly planning dashboard that works – hot tips from real moms

Do you ever feel like you aren’t gaining the traction you’d like to with your planning efforts? I totally relate. I think we’ve all experienced the confusion and frustration of trying to get our lives organized and under control, but feeling like we’re missing a piece somewhere. I personally can’t stand feeling that way, so…

The Secret of Year-Round Homeschooling

The Secret of Year-Round Homeschooling

We have used a year-round homeschool schedule for over twelve years – for all of our homeschooling years to date. I believe it makes both planning and living a homeschool lifestyle easier and better. Here’s the scoop on the why and the how of homeschooling year-round. Yes, we are those sorts of homeschoolers who school year-round. It seems like…

How to use personality to make a better homeschool plan

How to use personality to make a better homeschool plan

Does your homeschool plan take each child’s personality into account (and yours too)? Build a better homeschool plan when you understand personality typing. When my homeschool plan met multiple personalities There was a time where every single one of our homeschool days began with tears. If it wasn’t tears, it was a fight. Why, I…

Planning for Real Life
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Planning for Real Life

It’s a new year and that means time for new goals. It’s irresistible. And I don’t recommend resisting. I love new year goals and resolutions, but they can lead to discouragement unnecessarily. Sometimes we conclude that because we can never reach and maintain our ideal, then it is the ideal bringing us down. We’re tempted…