It’s the middle of summer…and many are already planning for the new school year. Whether you’re homeschooling or public schooling, new supplies and schedules are in the making. This week on Mom’s Library I’m bringing you some advice from the Moms who have been there and want to share their knowledge with you.
Have you started to plan for the new school year yet? What are is your advice? What works for you (and what doesn’t). Let me know in the comments below, I’d really love to hear them!
If you missed last week’s round-up, I shared reasons to go screen free, as well as activities to do in your new-found time. Have a look through and be inspired!
8 Ways To Get Organised For The New Homeschool Year
Before you start to organise for this year, it’s a good idea to sort out last year. Year Round Homeschooling gives us some ideas of what to do with unused homeschool curriculum.
If you have a separate space for your homeschool, or even if you don’t, good organisation is key. Midwest Modern Momma has over a dozen ideas on how to do it.
Cutting the clutter in the kids’ rooms will help them to care for their own things, and it will take less time for them to get ready in the morning and at night. Midwest Modern Momma shares her tips on how to achieve this.
Tina’s Dynamic Homeschool Plus has lots of options on physical storage solutions for both the short and long term.
Life Over C’s has a free printable for you to use while brainstorming your upcoming year. You could also use this for older students as well.
Lamert’s Lately has a free printable on her site to help you get your daily schedule on track.
Menu Planning will help to ease the stress each night, and save you scrambling for ideas and ingredients at the last minute. Planning ahead will save you time and money. Life Over C’s likes to get the kids involved in this process as well.
It’s very important that us homeschooling parents don’t become burned out. It’s so easy to get ourselves into doing too many things and forgetting to look after ourselves. But if we don’t function, our family won’t function. Powerful Mothering helps us to deal with it and overcome it.