Updated: Sep 21, 2021
Whether you work from home, have a screaming newborn to deal with, or have 5 adorable children, you need to make sure that homeschooling works for YOU. There's no place for pressure and breaking down, feeling like a failure and giving up, not if you can create a homeschooling journey that works for you. If you don't know how, let me help...
1. Sit down, and think about your day.
What does an average day look like for you? How can you make changes so that more time can be freed up for homeschooling? Does that laundry really need to be put away at 11am? Could you put it away whilst the kids stuff their faces at lunchtime instead or during downtime after their evening baths? Write out a brief timeline of how your average day looks every day, include basic things like eating breakfast, household chores if you must, nap times and whatever else you think needs to be included. When you've done that, look at it again and ask yourself what can be removed or changed. Maybe the housework is only done at weekends now with just a brief tidy up instead during the week? Here's how these changes worked for me: