Visit FamilyCorner.com for tons of seasonal ideas!
quick link - go to our home page quick link - kid's crafts, family fun, printables, etc quick link - sign up for our free newsletter quick link - holiday crafts, recipes and ideas quick link - gardening, organizing, saving money, decorating and more quick link - our FunBook is filled with lots of quick ideas, tips and crafts quick link - join our bustling community of friendly members


Go Back   FamilyCorner.com Forums > >

Homeschooling Do you homeschool? Thinking about it? Join the discussion and talk to other homeschooling parents!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 02-18-2003, 04:03 PM
Member
FamilyCorner Newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Meridian, Idaho
Posts: 39
HS organizational ideas - please help

Hi Ladies! I am a hs mom who happens to enjoy organizing (strange I know!) I am entertaining the idea of putting together a book on homeschool and household organization and trying to get it published. I thought I would pick your brains for ideas since you always have so many good ones (ideas that is!).

This will be a "working" book - one filled with ideas and master pages for you to photocopy and use, as well as devotions and journaling opportunities.

What do you feel would be useful to you in a book such as this? What forms would you need? What topics would you like to see covered?

Thank you so much for your ideas and input.

Blessings,

Angela
__________________
"The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace." Numbers 6:24-26

Last edited by mom2-4; 09-08-2008 at 03:41 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 02-26-2003, 05:31 PM
kellyandkids
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Basics

If you are homeschooling, give yourself the respect you deserve and treat it like a job. Schedule hours that you are your kid's teacher and not the volunteer, laundress, house cleaner, or cook. Some people realize that they need to hire house cleaning help just like when mom worked outside of the home. Especially true if you have very busy teens in organizations like an orchestra or sports.

Beware getting to busy with outside activities.

Kids books and workbooks go into Sterlite boxes (sweater size)from a Target or Wal-mart with color coded lids. Otherwise, they just set them down anywhere. Easy to take with you. Spend 3 weeks looking for a workbook she had put away o\in the orginal book; who'd a thought to look there. Hanging vertical file folders didn't work for us.

No school materials or books left on the counter so mom doesn't have to worry about them getting wet from spills.

Medicine - the chewables in the little boxes: I rip the end open so that the label sticks up; organized them in a simple carry tote from the Dollar Store. Round bottle sog in the other side. Totes re great for those spices I finally alphabetized also.

Mom needs a 3 ring binder organizer more now that her days of the business world. Calendar section and spot for each family member and another for organizations. Keep newletters, coaches info, sport schedules, kids' schoolplans. I cut out the info about an event an tape it to the back of that month; lkess paper that way. I use an ordinary but colored binder with the slide in pocket fronts. Great place to put day's info and find it while driving like directions. Or a cute cartoon about the overworked mom.

If we are stay at home moms why don't we ever stay home? Schedule sacred-we-stay-home days. Some go to the point of no dentist appts during school hours.

Phone: don't answer it if you're doing school.
Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
looking for frugal storage and decorating ideas for new trailer... justEricka Tightwad Tips 14 08-13-2016 02:46 PM
20 Fun Ideas That Wont Break The Bank ajrsmom Crafty Corner 5 08-13-2016 03:43 AM
Need some Americana ideas for my dining room ajrsmom Decorating - Kitchen/Dining Room 3 05-11-2016 07:37 AM
Need ideas for QUICK ramen noodle ideas DeBora4BobbyL Questions Over Coffee 30 10-09-2010 06:03 PM
christmas ideas miranda Moms of 3 or More 13 10-16-2002 02:41 PM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 12:44 PM.


Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

POPULAR AREAS OF FAMILYCORNER.COM

Our Family FunBook is packed full of ideas from parents just like you!

Our members say that they have never found a friendlier message board community than ours!

Our kid's craft section is filled with easy ideas for creative little minds.

We have tons of free printable coloring pages to keep your little ones happy.

We offer a wide variety of free newsletters delivered right to your inbox.

Our Household Hints & Tips have a wealth of information on cleaning, organizing, and more!
Go to the funbook Go to forums Go to kid's crafts Go to printables Go to newsletters Go to Hints & Tips

Home || Newsletters || Advertising || Terms of Use || Privacy || Services || Submissions || Contact Us || Media Opportunities || Link To Us || Shop || Feedback || Staff || e-Cards || Reminder Service



FamilyCorner.com® is sponsored in part by...




Visit our friends --> MomsMenu | Main Street Mom | She Knows | Baby University | Personal Fitness Zone | iChef.com

Copyright Notice | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use/Disclaimer