How to Build Homeschool Habits

The following is a post by contributing writer Michelle of Raising Cajuns.You’ve probably heard that you need to turn actions into habits if you want to make lasting change.  The same truth applies to decluttering, health, or cleaning habits as well as learning activities.  I hear a lot of people … [Read more...]

Breaking Down Your Rhythms

Last year, I discussed my tendency to be chronically random and my struggle with developing routines.  A year later, things aren't perfect (yes, some mornings I still forget if I've washed the shampoo out of my hair), but I definitely feel more settled and relaxed.  I decided to focus on larger … [Read more...]

Homeschooling the First Year: Seeking Balance

After stressing about our lack of rhythm, I think we finally have some daily and weekly routines that work for us. Our homeschooling has some regularity to it, and I've spaced out our weekly outings and household chores so we get things done while still feeling relaxed. I even printed an outline … [Read more...]