There's no one-size-fits-all schedule for families—or even a chance of keeping a schedule at all some days. But these tips and daily activities for different ages can help bring a little order into your home during the COVID pandemic so you can maximize time to work. With so much uncertainty right now, there are bound to be hard days when nothing is going according to plan. Knowing how to handle those days and still get things done makes a big difference. Enter the top two things your daily schedule at home needs: alone time for everyone including yourself and time to be together. If you can be sure to work those two things into your day, you will give yourself a leg up.
How to Make a Daily Schedule for Your Family
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A daily schedule benefits both younger and older children by providing a structured environment. While it's unlikely that you'll follow the schedule every day, year in and year out, even a weekday schedule for the school year can make a positive difference. For elementary school students, the structure is a critical part of developing a sense of security and mastery. If you spend any time in a kindergarten or elementary school, you will marvel at the teacher's ability to organize the children's day.
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When I responded with 7 pm, her jaw felt straight to her pregnant belly. I half-smiled because on the inside I knew she thought — if for only for a brief moment — that I had it all together. If you start 2. The kids started following their routines all on their own many times turning it into a fun game and they felt more in control and independent and I felt a whole lotta less stress. This can immediately shift your morning, bedtime, and mealtime routines from chaos to peace.
Look for one that has a lot of space for writing. Encourage your child to use a red pen to mark the dates of tests or due dates for important projects. Then have him use a green pen for activities leading up to the due date. For example, spelling test may be entered on Friday and the spelling homework activities leading up to the test may be entered in green.