I know I’ve said that Schedules are for Losers ( <—– you can read that post here) but I have to admit my deep dark secret… are you ready for it?
I LOVE to plan.
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In fact, it’s almost an obsession. I get my planner and fill in all of the amazing activities and events and classes and birthdays and holidays and field trips and… FUN that we are going to have for the year. Then, I spend hours planning and re-planning the work we are going to do for the month before I ever write it down into my pristine and perfect planner.
Actually, I think I’m pretty normal. I think planning the homeschool year out is actually a favorite part of homeschooling for a lot of homeschool moms. It’s like all of the potential is right there waiting for us to grab it right up!
But in order to effectively plan, you need just the right planner. And just the right planner differs for everyone. So, how do you find what’s best for you? Well, you have to know what you want from a planner. I’ll explain what I look for and maybe that will help you.
I have recently switched from my first planner to a new already printed planner. I guess I’ll have to buy some stickers to put in it for fun, plus I’m really eyeing that cover. My new planner is the “Happiness Blooms from Within” planner. Isn’t that such a beautiful quote? All of their products are filled with empowering, positive quotes. And can’t we all use a lot more positivity in our lives? I can’t say I’m not open to another planner if I find one I like better, but so far (for 2 years now) The Happy Planner has been exactly the right planner for me. It truly makes me happy to see my life all planned, however loosey-goosey.