It’s that time of year again – a new school year is starting. Every year we work on starting the school year in a calm and organized manner. Each fall we take what worked previously and build upon it. We have noticed that being organized has helped out a lot! Here are our best tips to start the school year off right in an organized manner.
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Strategies to Start the School Year Off Right
1. Create a consistent and predictable after school routine
What has worked best for our family is to have the kids eat a snack, then get started on homework. While they are working on homework I am going through their folders and taking care of any notes from teachers, etc. Once they finish homework they have free time until dinner.
We eat dinner at the same time each night as often as possible. After dinner, we go outside to play as a family. After outdoor time, the kids get ready for bed, we have family prayers, and then we go through the kids’ bedtime routines….