Today I have a "day off" - sort of! We cleaned the house yesterday for Game Day, so all I really need to do today is laundry. But I am going to do something I have been neglecting...
I am a planner. I like lists. I have a menu plan for the month. I make lists each day. Or let's put it this way - on the days that I DO make lists I get a lot done - on the days that I don't, I tend to wander about the house, doing little bits of stuff, accomplishing...not much.
I used to do all my weeks' school planning on Sunday evenings, but the last few years we've had AWANA. Then I started doing it on Sunday afternoons, but this summer we started with fellowships after church, and by the time we get home there are only a few hours between that and AWANA, and I really don't feel like doing it then.
So - today I am going to plan out our school from this Monday through Christmas break. That way, there is a plan, and we can follow it. We won't follow it exactly, but we can check things off as we go and adapt a little here and there. But I need to at least have a framework.
So, as soon as I finish breakfast, I am going to sit at the computer with my Homeschool Tracker (a wonderful tool if you are logging more than two kids!) and a pile of books and get that huge stress off my back!