Written by Kara Fleck.
I see you. You’re armed with planners, color coded lessons, book lists, and a calendar that has been filled in, scheduled, and sectioned off.
I spy the empty coffee cups, rainbows of sticky notes, and highlighted office supply store fliers: a new school year is dawning and you are ready for it.
Your learning spaces are practically humming with life as you prepare to give your children the tools they need for a bright, beautiful, habit stacked, loveliness cultivated, minds well-trained, all systems GO! academic year.
You’re rocking, you’re rolling, you’re ready! You’ve left nothing and no one out.
Or, have you?
Friends, did you remember to put your needs into the plan? Did you think of yourself?
You matter, homeschooling parent. And experience has taught me that nothing runs this whole train right off the rails like a burnt out educator.
With that in mind, here is a list of ideas to ponder as you plan the year ahead, a few brush strokes I think are worth picking and choosing from when painting the big homeschool picture: