The children are like currents in a stream; they will flow and eddy and swirl in different directions stirring up a bit of chaos as they go. Routines will bring the currents together.
Where should you start? Here are some things to keep in mind while you find your way.
At school, the schedule is set, and there is one single schedule for the class. The whole group of students flows together and that momentum carries them. But at home, there are too many distractions.
Giving your children ownership of the schedule will help them to buy into it.
Being at home is not the same as being at school. Trying to set the same rules at home is artificial and creates unnecessary battles. So, let go of the strict rules.
Part 2 of a Series dedicated to working at home while educating our children.
I don’t know yet how we will do this, but I do know that we can do this. We can all do this.
Part 1 of a Series dedicated to working at home while educating our children.