Parenting, Planning & Organization

Surviving COVID Homeschooling: Schedule Fun

We all need downtime. We all need a break from our routines and a reminder of life outside of our homes. As the school year starts and workloads increase, it is important to not only encourage breaks, but to intentionally schedule fun outings together as a family. Schools are working to figure out ways to… Continue reading Surviving COVID Homeschooling: Schedule Fun

Parenting, Planning & Organization

Surviving COVID Homeschooling: Don’t be the expert

This school year will be unlike any other. You will have the opportunity to watch your child learn in real time. You will be able to hear what a teacher says during class. And you will have a front row seat to your child's learning style and behavior throughout a school day. But with this… Continue reading Surviving COVID Homeschooling: Don’t be the expert

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Parenting, Planning & Organization

Surviving COVID Homeschooling: Implement Breaks

This year, your child has likely experienced more time in front of the screen than he or she has in all of the years combined. As we navigate this new normal and embark on a new school year, many parents are questioning how to manage screen time when our kid's entire lives are now online.… Continue reading Surviving COVID Homeschooling: Implement Breaks

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Parenting, Planning & Organization, Time Management

Surviving COVID Homeschooling: Routines

There is a reason every classroom teacher has set routines in place - and it isn't just to keep the classroom clean. Teachers instill routines because studies have shown they are beneficial to child development. Children thrive when they know what to expect and creating a routine is the first step in helping their development.… Continue reading Surviving COVID Homeschooling: Routines

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Parenting, Planning & Organization, Time Management

Surviving COVID Homeschooling: Time Management

Managing time can seem like an art - either you naturally master the 24-hours in your day, or you get trampled by distractions and wonder what happened to all of the hours in the day. When we are working from home, we can sometimes get lost in day. Without a routine, minutes turn to hours… Continue reading Surviving COVID Homeschooling: Time Management

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Home Organization, Parenting, Planning & Organization

Surviving COVID Homeschooling: Creating a workspace

Working - and attending school - from home can be complicated. Home, for many of us, is our place of comfort, not our place of business. As such, it is important to designate a space in our homes where work is completed. We have to create a workspace that is quiet, free from distractions, and… Continue reading Surviving COVID Homeschooling: Creating a workspace

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Home Organization, Parenting

Surviving COVID Homeschooling: Supply List

It's Back-to-School season, and while this time of year typically energizes me, this year, I am dreading the very thought of the first day of school. And I know I am not alone. Every parent across the country - globe, even - is likely struggling with the same thought: How are we going to survive… Continue reading Surviving COVID Homeschooling: Supply List

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Habits, Personal Growth, Planning & Organization, Time Management

How to Effectively Use A To-Do List

Your To-Do List Will Never Be Finished, So Stop Trying To Get To The End of It I LOVE lists. I’m not kidding. I have lists EVERYWHERE. A grocery list, a list of yoga and network marketing videos I want to watch, a chore list, a list of business action items. Seriously, the lists are… Continue reading How to Effectively Use A To-Do List

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Habits, Personal Growth, Planning & Organization, Time Management

Managing Your Time When You have Nothing But Time

Quarantining has given us nothing but time, but sometimes, too much time can be counterproductive to progress. Learn how you can structure your time to maintain motivation and progress: I’ve always been a scheduler. I have daily agenda books, calendars, to-do lists, and schedules out the wazoo. Seriously. One look in my workbag and you’d… Continue reading Managing Your Time When You have Nothing But Time

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Health & Fitness, Personal Growth, Planning & Organization, Relationships

Things to Do During Social Distancing That Aren’t Binge Watching Netflix

As an American, our duty right now is to social distance. Whether you believe this is serious or not, our government officials and health organizations do think this is serious. Until they understand the complexities of the new COVID-19 and just how serious this is STAY HOME. This doesn’t mean that you are quarantined to… Continue reading Things to Do During Social Distancing That Aren’t Binge Watching Netflix