Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Advice for Working Homeschool Mothers

Of which I am one. From Practical, By Default:
“School” does not need to start first thing in the morning. I spent a year stressing over trying to get school done in the morning so I could work in the afternoon because I thought that’s how it should go. We all managed much better and happier when I started letting the kids sleep in and go outside to play in the morning while I worked, and then we “did school” after lunch. (The older kids usually had independent assignments I expected them to complete in the mornings.) Moral of the story: your schedule needs to work for you and your family and does not have to line up with what anyone else thinks is “right.” (Read more.)

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