Podcast: Play in new window | Download
The beginning of each year is an opportunity for us to reassess our lives and our homeschools.
This episode will help you dig deep into assessing your previous year, planning for your new homeschool year, and planning for your personal year too: a meaningful step-by-step guide to plan your homeschool year.
We’re going to dig deep into questions that will help you envision your upcoming homeschool year.
Are you looking for a guide to plan your homeschool?
Grab your notebook and a pen.
If you want to dig deep while getting live interaction and feedback on your questions, thoughts, and plans, join us at the Homeschool Mama Intensive for envisioning your upcoming homeschool year. Email me for details.
We’re going to dig deep into three areas of your world, we’ll assess your past year, look forward to your personal upcoming year, and plan for your upcoming homeschool year.
Let’s assess your past year:
- What are the first things you think of when you think about this past year?
- What are the highlights of your last year?
- What are the lowlights of your last year?
- What are the external challenges you faced?
- What are the things you worked on in yourself?
- What did you learn about how you want to show up?
- What were you able to accomplish in your internal work?
- What are the stories you’ve told yourself?
- What are the conditioned patterns you see in yourself?
- What are your vision words for the past year?
- How has your vision developed over the year?
- What were your personal goals?
- How did homeschool work for you this last year?
- How did the rhythm or routine work for you?
- Have you focussed on what you want? Rate it on a scale from 1 to 10.
- How did you use your resources, time, or skills?
- How have you changed the world?
Here’s a guide to plan for your homeschool in your upcoming year:
- How do you want to feel in the upcoming year?
- What are the stories you want to tell yourself in the upcoming year?
- What are the conditioned patterns you want to address in yourself in the upcoming year?
- How do you want to use my resources, time, or skills?
- What do you hope to learn?
- How do you want to change your world?
- What are your vision words for the next year?
- What are your personal goals?
- What activities help develop you?
- What activities help nourish you?
- What activities help you feel connected with family/friends?
- What activities help you feel connected in your homeschool experience?
- How do you want to show up in your homeschool this next year?
- How do you want the routine to work for you better?
- How do you want homeschool to work with who you actually are?
- What are the activities you can include in your routine for self-care, self-development, your business, and your creativity?
Here’s a guide to planning your upcoming homeschool year:
- What is the first thing you think of when you think about this past homeschool year?
- What are the highlights from your last year?
- What are the lowlights from your last year?
- What are the things you need to engage with each of your children to make your homeschool or family life work for each of them?
- What did each of them like to learn?
- What do they like to learn?
- How do they learn?
- Look at each “subject area” to see what you did.
- What challenges do you anticipate for learning and life for them in the upcoming year?
- What are your vision words for each of your kids this upcoming year?
- What are your children’s present goals?
- How did homeschool work for each of them last year?
- How did the rhythm or routine work for each of them?
- What is your relationship like and how do you need to develop?
Learn more about taking stock of your past year in review, and planning for your upcoming year here.
Get your homeschool mama reading list for personal growth here.
Find Sarah Susanka’s book, The Not So Big Life here.
Consider the past, plan for the future, and be present in the present.
“Above all, we cannot afford not to live in the present. She is blessed over all mortals who loses no moment of the passing life in remembering the past.”Henry David Thoreau
Reimagine your Homeschool Workbook
Introducing the Reimagine Your Homeschool Workbook! Reflect on the past year, assess what worked and what didn’t, and build the homeschool you truly want. Evaluate curriculum, routine, philosophy, and plan for the future. Get renewed inspiration and fresh ideas.
People also ask…
- How to deal with unrealistic expectations in your homeschool.
- Homeschool Year-End Review
- how to deschool 101: 7 lessons I’ve learned that propelled my homeschool into freedom
- What is an education anyway? You get to decide how to homeschool.
- Tell me more about your homeschool mama retreat.
- I’m a new homeschooler and I’d like a homeschool coach to walk alongside me. Do you do that?
Call to Adventure by Kevin MacLeod