If you read my son's "About Me" description (Our day consists of "wake up-school-homework-dinner-chores-bed" (specifically in that order), you'll think we live with a very strict and structured schedule that involves nothing else in life.
I wish everything went that boring and smoothly around here!
But really, at the beginning of this school year, I vowed to be better prepared and more organized. I needed desperate help getting my after school act together.
All it took was some color coding and a clock to keep us on track & drill it into the kids' heads how we'll prioritize our after school time. We did it in this particular order, but you can customize the sequence to fit your own family's priorities: