Wednesday, March 18th

I need a schedule…

I keep getting emails and FB articles all about keeping kids on schedule while they are at home. I don’t have kids, but I need a schedule.

In my mind my day goes like this:

7:00 Get up, catch up on social media, breakfast, etc

8:00 workout, shower

9:00 work! Do this blog, post stuff for my students, work on the school stuff that I brought home

11:30 lunch, stuff around the house

1:00 more work stuff

2:00 relax, read

etc, etc

You get it, right? I was going to be soooo productive. In reality I have exercised and showered today and am just now sitting down to do work.

I need a schedule!

10 thoughts on “Wednesday, March 18th

    1. I know just how you feel. It’s amazing how the day can slip away from you. As a retired teacher, I soon learned to write a to-do list each day of essentials that I wanted to work on. This has really helped. I love checking items off my list. Hang in there. It takes time to adjust to a new situation and “being your own boss”. Stay well.

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  1. I can totally relate. I am surprised by how inundated I feel by the virtual teaching, prepping things for kiddos. My ‘schedule’ has gone to pot. This is new, we’ll get a hang of it soon!!

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  2. Schedule – yes. Priority lists – yes. Do they work – not always. What to do? Forgive, use self-compassion and try again tomorrow.And on some days we get more done than the lists we plan.

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  3. I guess you realize you are not at all alone feeling like you crave a schedule and the discipline to stick to it. I agree that some days are simply better than others. It just feels good and normal to make a schedule or to do list.

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  4. I relate!!!! I’ve decided on the following focus: 1 major work task (and all the little things), 1 major home task (cleaning, a project, organizing), 1 major child activity (art, a big game, a fort). 3 things makes me feel pretty accomplished being home all day! (Then again, I don’t always get to all three!)

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  5. Part of the need for a schedule is about getting out and doing something/anything. Without the option of getting out of the house it is hard to know what actual day and time it is. Help!

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  6. Oh my gosh….I say that everyday and have not made a schedule yet. I have to keep the tv off and stay off the phone. I am obsessed! I keep saying I will make a list…and have not yet.

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