Kid’s to-do checklist

Many times my kids don’t know what to do with their time. They get bored; they get into arguments with each other for fun or don’t do what they should be doing, etc. I realized that most of their boredom (and my frustration with them) is because they don’t know what is coming next. They don’t have a clear vision of the expectations we have for them. That is why I created a to-do checklist for them.

Why you need a Command Center and how I refreshed ours!

As the name suggests, the command center is the space from where we command the family. It is where we keep track of our appointments, invitations, school paper, bills to pay, mail, grocery list, goals, to-do lists, meal plan, and much more. A monthly calendar is an essential feature of the command center. However, it also needs to offer space for an organization system that will prevent your home from getting cluttered.

Get your mind and goals organized for the new year

I am starting to get excited for the New Year and the idea of making plans again, even though they will be very different from the ones I made a year ago. This time, the difference is that the goals will start small with chances of growing again, and not the other way around . In 2020 we had to just the fine with a slower year than we were anticipating.

Creating a space for kids’ virtual learning

We started setting up the kids’ virtual learning space in July, so we would have enough time for items to be delivered, and make sure they wouldn’t sell out just like so many items have during the pandemic.

The multipurpose room in the basement was the location chosen for this set up in our home. Finding space when you live in the city, in a rowhouse, can be very challenging, but we are making the most of every area in our home, now, more than ever.

How to Set Up a Virtual Learning Space for Kids

In March, when schools closed in our area, we didn’t know what to expect, how to help the kids grow their knowledge, where to best set up their spaces so they could focus and learn, etc. With time, we all got into the new routine. We learned how to use new apps and structure our days to fit virtual classes, activities, meetings, etc. It wasn’t easy, but we, somehow, adapted.