Written by Kara Fleck
If the past ten years of homeschooling have taught me anything, it’s that our years go much smoother when I have a plan.
Whether it is a rough outline or a detailed map, I value having a guide to our year – something more meaningful to me as the kids are growing up, the lessons become more advanced, and this mama (and her brain) are getting older.
I’m not a naturally organized person, but I feel planning is a good complement to the rather relaxed and flexible way we approach most of the living and learning in our home. Coffee and my wits will only get me so far, but a plan can help to clarify our daily goals and keep this homeschool machine running smoothly.
So, what does my process look like? It might not be pretty, but here is my real, tried, and true method for homeschool planning: